Louis Armstrong & Paul Whiteman two kings of jazz by Joshua Berrett

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Paginationxiv, 242 p. :
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Louis Armstrong, the leading trumpeter and one of the most influential artists in jazz history. He was also a bandleader, singer, film star, and comedian. With his great sensitivity, technique, and capacity to express emotion, Armstrong led in the development of jazz into a fine art.

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Gleason venerated and joyfully embraced the music of life and the musicians who played it, and the the memorable interviews that he conducted with the extraordinary jazz creators featured in this book are themselves revelatory conversation-performances that illuminate with wit, depth, love, and insight the life and.

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Louis, Missouri, inBeiderbecke joined Frank Trumbauer, with whom he maintained a close friendship for most of the rest of his life. The two played in the Jean Goldkette band () and in Paul Whiteman ’s outstanding pop music orchestra (–30), in which Beiderbecke was a featured soloist.

He may have met Louis Armstrong while both were still in their teens, though they only got to play music together in informal settings, never in concert.

Bix also performed with such well known jazz personalities as the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Hoagy Carmichael, Bing Crosby, Red Nichols, Jack Teagarden and more.

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