Louis Armstrong, master of modernism

Book
Published 2014
Item Details
Summary:

The definitive account of Louis Armstrong--his life and legacy--during the most creative period of his career.

ISBN:
9780393065824
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
xi, 594 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-488), discography (pages 463-464) and index.
Contents:
"Welcome to Chicago"
Oliver's band and the "blues age"
Opposites attract : Louis and Miss Lil
The call from Broadway
"This is what really relates to us" : the Dreamland Café, the Vendome Theater, and the first Hot Five records
Melody man at the Sunset Café
"Some kind of a god"
The white turn
The Rosetta stone
Sleepy time down South.
LCCN:
2013037726
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