The Life of Louis Armstrong
King of JazzBook - 2015
Author Wendie C. Old weaves a rich, colorful tapestry of the life of this beloved and brilliant musician known to his fans as Satchmo. Louis Armstrong rose from poverty and a troubled childhood to set the music world on fire with his lively trumpet playing and trademark raspy singing voice. With a natural talent for showmanship, Armstrong won fame while touring around the world, and proved to be one of the most extraordinary performers of the Jazz Age and beyond.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 
Characteristics: 96 pages ; 24 cm.