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Tag Archives: Louis Armstrong

10 jazz artists who acted in movies

Here is a list of ten jazz artists who showcased their acting skills in film…

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GRAMMYS 2018: Jazz recordings inducted into the Hall of Fame

The Recording Academy has announced a list of 25 recordings that will be inducted into…

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A short history of … “St. Louis Blues” (W.C. Handy, 1914)

W.C. Handy, often referred to as the Father of the Blues, first published “St. Louis…

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A short history of … “Blueberry Hill” (Vincent Rose, Larry Scott, Al Lewis, 1940)

“Blueberry Hill” was first published in 1940. The music was composed by Vincent Rose, who…

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New album features Ella Fitzgerald with the London Symphony Orchestra

Someone to Watch Over Me, a new album featuring digitally remastered vocal tracks from Ella…

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Louis Armstrong’s “The Complete Decca Singles 1935-1946” released

In celebration of Louis Armstrong’s 116th birthday, Verve Records/UMe have released the digital collection, The…

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A short history of … “Memories of You” (Eubie Blake and Andy Razaf, 1930)

“Memories of You” was composed by pianist Eubie Blake and lyricist Andy Razaf in 1930 for…

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A short history of … “Muskrat Ramble” (Kid Ory, 1926)

“Muskrat Ramble” was written by trombonist Kid Ory in 1926 and first recorded that same…

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A short history of … “Ain’t Misbehavin'” (Fats Waller, Harry Brooks and Andy Razaf, 1929)

“Ain’t Misbehavin’” was composed in 1929 by Fats Waller and Harry Brooks, with lyrics by…

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“All of Me” (Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons, 1931)

“All of Me,” is arguably the most famous composition by Gerard Marks and Seymour Simon….

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Previously unreleased Louis Armstrong recordings out soon on Dot Time Records

Dot Time Records, in association with the Louis Educational Foundation, will publish four previously unreleased…

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10 great albums for people who want to get into jazz

Saxophonist Wynton Marsalis once said that “when the music stopped being about dancing, people stopped…

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Nov. 12, 1925…Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five record their first songs

On November 12, 1925, Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five met up at the Okeh…

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Louis Armstrong and the Colored Waif’s Home for Boys

On January 1, 1913, Louis Armstrong attended a New Year’s Eve parade and shot six…

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Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival in Queens, New York City, July 16

The Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival is set to take place on July 16 in…

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Coco Schumann’s autobiography, “The Ghetto Swinger,” out now

The Ghetto Swinger, the autobiography of German guitarist, composer, arranger and producer Coco Schumann, was…

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10th Hot Jazz / Cool Garden series celebrates Louis Armstrong

The Louis Armstrong House Museum will be presenting the 10th edition of its signature concert…

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Louis Armstrong Film and Two Lost Tracks Found

A half-hour film of Louis Armstrong in a recording studio from 1959, as well as…

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The Louis Armstrong House Museum celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month this April

Throughout the month of April, the Louis Armstrong House Museum in New York City will…

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Free online archive featuring 1000s of hours of early jazz recordings

David W. Niven was a high school teacher from New Jersey, and a big fan…

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