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Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

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ISBN-10: 0393350800

ISBN-13: 9780393350807

Edition: 2015

Authors: Thomas Brothers

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Nearly 100 years after bursting onto Chicago's music scene under the tutelage of Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong is recognized as one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. A trumpet virtuoso, seductive crooner, and consummate entertainer, Armstrong laid the foundation for the future of jazz with his stylistic innovations, but his story would be incomplete without examining how he struggled in a society seething with brutally racist ideologies, laws, and practices.Thomas Brothers picks up where he left off with the acclaimed Louis Armstrong's New Orleans, following the story of the great jazz musician into his most creatively fertile years in the 1920s and early 1930s,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/23/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 0.54" wide x 0.83" long x 0.13" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Thomas Brothers is the author of Louis Armstrong's New Orleans and Louis Armstrong: In His Own Words. A professor of music at Duke University, he lives with his family in Durham, North Carolina.