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The Louis Armstrong Companion: Eight Decades of Commentary by Joshua Berrett

The Louis Armstrong Companion: Eight Decades of Commentary by Joshua Berrett

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Drawing on the resources of the Louis Armstrong archives, this book offers a tribute to a renowned trumpeter, vocalist and Ambassador of Jazz. Included in this collection are Armstrong's autobiographical writings and colourful letters to friends and family, many never published.

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Nearly three decades after his death, Louis Armstrong is still recognized as one of the greatest performers and musicians of our time. Drawing on the rich resources of the Louis Armstrong Archives, jazz historian Joshua Berrett has compiled a tribute to the great trumpeter/vocalist/"Ambassador of Jazz, " Louis Armstrong. Included in this collection are Armstrong's autobiographical writings and colorful letters to friends and family, many never before published. In addition, writings on Armstrong's life and music from the '20s to today are collected, to give a full picture of this extraordinary performer. For everyone from the diehard jazz fan to those interested in learning more about America's music, this volume serves as the perfect introduction.

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SKU GOR008386702
Title The Louis Armstrong Companion: Eight Decades of Commentary
Author Edited by Joshua Berrett
Contributor N/A
Condition ACCEPTABLE
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Omnibus Press
Year Published 1999
Page Number 312
ISBN 002864669X
ISBN13 9780028646695
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes N/A
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
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