Satchmo: The Genius of Louis Armstrong
Gary Giddins has been called "the best jazz writer in America today" (Esquire). Louis Armstrong has been called the most influential jazz musician of the century. Together this auspicious pairing has resulted in Satchmo, one of the most vivid and fascinating portraits ever drawn of perhaps the greatest figure in the history of American music. Available now at a new price, this text-only edition is the authoritative introduction to Armstrong's life and art for the curious newcomer, and offers fresh insight even for the serious student of Pops.
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Review: Satchmo: The Genius of Louis ArmstrongUser Review - Spiros - Goodreads
A useful introduction to the greatness that was Louis Armstrong. Read full review
Review: Satchmo: The Genius of Louis ArmstrongUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
Satchmo is a hard man to write about, to be honest, with you. Your writing style can't match the elegance of his trumpet, and a lot has been said about him, some of it badly thought-out. Gary Giddins ... Read full review