Louis Armstrong

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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was nicknamed Satchmo or Pops. He was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana. Louis Armstrong was a world wide influence in jazz. Shifting the focus of the music from collective improvisation to solo performance, Louis Armstrong was also an influential singer.


Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 and died on July 6 1971. He lived to be 69 years old. Louis Armstrong died of a heart attack. He was skilled at scat singing which was vocalizing using sounds and syllables instead of actual lyrics.