Louis Armstrong: The Definitive Biography
This biography of Louis Armstrong gives a vivid and informative description of his personality, encompasses jazz history along with his life, and traces his musical development by way of numerous easy-to-grasp analyses and insights into his music.
21 pages matching melodic in this book
Results 1-3 of 21
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chicago and Joe King Oliver New York and Fletcher Henderson
The Bad Big Bands
4 other sections not shown
African already American Armstrong played audience Baby band leader beat became Benny big band blow cabarets Carroll Dickerson Chicago Chick Webb Chilton chords clarinet clarinettist Collier comp concert cornet Creole Jazz Band dance Dave Brubeck Dizzy Gillespie Downbeat Dreamland drums Duke Ellington Earl Hines entertainment Europe European famous film Fletcher Henderson Hall Heebie Jeebies Hello Dolly high notes honky-tonks horn Hot Five Hot Seven ibid improvisation instrument jazz musicians Joe Glaser Paper Joe King Joe Oliver Johnny Dodds Kid Ory King Oliver Lil Hardin lips Little Louie Louis Armstrong Louis played Luis Russell manager melodic Mezz Morgenstern never Oliver's orchestra Orleans Panassie performance pianist piano piece quartet Real Ambassador recordings rhythm rhythmic Salute to Satchmo sing singer soloist song Stars Storb Storyville Struttin studio Swing style Swing That Music Theater theme tour trombone trumpet trumpet player trumpet solo virtuosic vocal York Zilmer Randolph