Louis Armstrong's All Stars

Louis Armstrong's All Stars

by Mike Forbes


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During the last 25 years of his life Louis Armstrong fronted his All Stars Dixieland jazz band, usually five additional musicians and a female singer. While much has been written about Louis there has been much less coverage of his All Stars. This book has four parts:
1. Louis's early years and the lead-up to the formation of the All Stars.
2. The All Stars through the years; A timeline of the band including changes in its composition, major recordings and concerts, overseas tours.
3. The Musicians; biographies of the 46 musicians who were members of the All Stars, the detail depending on the percieved significance of each.
4. Life with Louis; especially where it impacted on the All Stars: touring, on stage, relationships with management.
There is a comprehensive list of references and a detailed index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781326375812
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 09/12/2015
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.46(d)

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