Music and Festivals of New Orleans
By Adam Hinson, Sarah Everhart, Andrew Healy, Chris Jeffcoat
Jazz: Birth and History
Born August 4, 1901 in New Orleans
Trumpeter, bandleader, singer, soloist, film star and comedian
Considered one of the most influential artist in Jazz history
He created songs such as "Star Dust," "La Via En Rose", and "What a Wonderful World"
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Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World by abdallh kofy
Born in 1938 in New Orlean's Gert Town
Famous producer, songwriter, pianist and vocalist
He was an influential force in R&B rock musics
- He played the NO Jazz Festival every year since the mid 1970s and his music and style was an embodiment of New Orleans
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Allen Toussaint - Southern Nights (Remastered LP Version) by Allen Toussaint
New Orleans Jazz Fest
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Web. 27 Jan. 2016. <http://www.nojazzfest.com/info/history/>.
"History of Jazz." Scholastic. Web. 27 Jan. 2016. <http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/history_of_jazz.htm>.
New Orleans Official Guide. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.
"Louis Armstong." bio. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.
"Bio - Allen Toussaint." Allen Toussaint. Web. 27 Jan. 2016.