Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was born August 4, 1901.He was born in New Orleans. He was talented from the start. When he was a young man he was an all-star virtuoso. Then he replaced Oliver in Kid Ory's band. Then he joined the creole Jazz band.

"Then a couple years he was still very eager he quit the jazz band and joined the Fletcher Henderson's orchestra. He then got so good he had a band under his own name called Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five. He made 60 records with his band. Plus he was the first african american to wright an autobiography. "Sacthmo" had 300 concerts on average a year. Today Armstrong is still heard around the globe. "Satchmo" is known to be the founding father of Jazz.

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