By Greg Marantz
Louis Armstrong (Bio)
Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo, was born in August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana where segregation was predominant within the population. Louis was a phenomenal jazz artist who went to New York during the Harlem Renaissance to play his jazz music in an orchestra, but was usually a soloist, during his time in New York, Louis would add comedy routines to his performances to give the audience a kick. Louis Armstrong was part of the music groups The Hot Five, The Hot Seven, and the All-Stars. Some songs that Louis Armstrong created were What a Wonderful World, La Vie en Rose, Hello Dolly, Jeepers Creepers, Etc. Louis died on July 6th, 1971 after completely changing the music world forever.
Louis Armstrong - Mini Biography
Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World