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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: August 4, 1901 | Died: July 6, 1971

By virtue of the role he played in its evolution during the first quarter of the 20th century, Louis Armstrong is regarded as the most influential jazz musician in history. This distinction is coupled with his stewardship of jazz around the world over the next five decades as the earliest and greatest ambassador of America's first true musical art form.

With the liberating effects of the Jazz Age reverberating on world culture since the 1930s, Satchmo's contributions to society are now measured alongside those of the greatest artists, philosophers and statesmen of the modern era. In the year 2000, we celebrate the centennial of his birth on August 4, 1901--a date that Louis took with him throughout his life. While historical evidence discovered nearly two decades after his 1971 death suggested a different birth date, there has never been any conclusive reason to dispute Pops' own c.v....
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Music

Featured recording “Live in Zurich, Switzerland 18.10.1949”

Live in Zurich, Switzerland 18.10.1949

TCB Music
2009
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    Mari Cântăreți De Jazz Și Blues 1

    Label Bleu
    2012
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    Louis Armstrong & The All Stars: Satchmo At Symphony Hall - The...

    Verve Music Group
    2012
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    Louis Armstrong: Satchmo - Ambassador of Jazz


    2012
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    The Great Chicago Concert - 1956 (Complete)

    Label Bleu
    2011
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    Anthology

    Label Bleu
    2011
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    Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)

    Mosaic Records
    2010
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    Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions...

    Mosaic Records
    2009
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