Who Was Louis Armstrong? (Who Was...?) (Prebound)

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If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifsa Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrongas own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new and exciting realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780756931209
ISBN-10: 0756931207
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: January 2005
Pages: 106
Language: English
Series: Who Was...?