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Jazz. If you enjoy biographies, I highly recommend reading about the history of the father of Jazz Musician the late great Louis Armstrong. Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans known on the poor side of town known as “the Battlefield” on August 4, 1901. Mr. Armstrong is the first recorded jazz artist to live beyond the age of thirty years of age where his life, but his legacy end in the year of 1972. Satchmo was widely recognized as a founding father of jazz—a uniquely American art form and entertainer.
As a young boy, Louis Armstrong borrowed his stepfather’s gun without permission. When he fired a blank into the air, his life would never be the same. He was arrested on December 31, 1912 and found himself enduring the night at the New Orleans Juvenile Court. He was sentenced the next day to detention at the Colored Waif’s Home. Unpleasant to say the lease, living at the the home was absent of mattresses, meals were frequently less than bread and molasses. The home was like a military can by Captain Joseph Jones with corporal punishment, In summary, Louis Armstrong learned cornet skills by playing in the band at the home. Peter Davis frequented the home and at the request of Captain Jones, where Mr. Davis became Louis Armstrong’s first teacher.
Armstrong developed his cornet skills by playing in the band. Peter Davis, who frequently appeared at the home at the request of Captain Jones, became Armstrong’s first teacher and chose him as bandleader. With this band, the thirteen-year-old Armstrong attracted the attention of Kid Ory.
As a side note, Louis Armstrong was fluent in Yiddish and wore the Star of David until the end of his life in memory of this family who had raised him. From the age of 7, Louis Armstrong had lived with the Karnoffskys family a family of Lithuanian Jewish, heritage.. Mrs Karnoffsky sang lullabies to him nightly before bed in Yiddish and Russian.
Teenie Hodges responsible for many R&B Hits such as Al Green’s “Take me to the River” and many more.. Teenie Hodges along with many artists, such as Elvis, preferred head sessions. He was introduced and taught the studio approach called ‘Head Sessions’ by the great master Reggie Young. ‘Head Session’ keeps the music fresh by listening to the song and […]
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