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Louis Daniel Armstrong Louis Armstrong 1. He was nicknamed Satchmo or Pops. 2. He was born on August 4th 1901 and died on July 6th 1971. 3. Louis was a cornet and trumpet player. 4. He also sang with his deep, and distinctive, gravelly voice. 5. Armstrong was one of the first African- American to cross over. New Orleans/Dixieland 1. It is the earliest style of jazz. 2. It is also known as Hot jazz or Early jazz. 3. The frontline instruments are trumpet, trombone, and clarinet. The rhythm section includes: guitar, banjo, string bass, tuba, piano, and drums. What a Wonderful World The song was written by Bob Thiele, and George David Weiss. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and released as a single in 1968. The piano, trumpet, singing, drums, trombone, and the clarinet were the instruments that played in the song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzJY96m3lkg I thought this was an amazing song. Artists still make their own versions of the song. The song shows what wonderful people and world we have. This song was also a song played in the movie Toy Story. Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen The trumpet, trombone, piano, drums and the bass. The song was written by Louis Armstrong in 1962. This is a great song and shows what people go through it is based on the things that Louis Armstrong sees in the world. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVKKRzem X_w He died on July 6th 1971 I chose this artist because I have heard many great things about him. He also is a very inspirational artist with an amazing voice who is also a great trumpet player.
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