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Louis Armstrong's New Orleans

Author: Thomas David Brothers
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A rags-to-riches narrative of the eminent jazz artist's early life describes how his childhood was marked by such challenges as poverty, Jim Crow legislation, and vigilante terrorism.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstrong; Louis Armstrong
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas David Brothers
ISBN: 0393061094 9780393061093
OCLC Number: 62152850
Description: xii, 386 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tuxedo Brass Band, 1921 --
The Saints --
Larenzo's soul --
Street hustler --
Jail --
Lessons with Oliver --
Ragtime and Buddy Bolden --
"Most of the musicians were Creoles" --
Musicians as men --
"Rough and beautiful" --
Movin' on up --
Melody that changed the world.
Responsibility: Thomas Brothers.
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Drawing on first-person accounts, this work tells the rags-to-riches tale of Louis Armstrong's early life and the social and musical forces that shaped him. A tale of a musician, his city and the  Read more...

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