Louis Armstrong: African American Trailblazers (History Maker Bios)

Louis Armstrong: African American Trailblazers (History Maker Bios)

by Judith Josephson
     
 
True or False? Louis Armstrong was often called "The World's Greatest Trumpet Player."

True! Louis Armstrong changed the sound of American music with his exciting, powerful trumpet-playing. He helped make jazz one of the world's most popular forms of music. And his gruff singing voice and shining personality made him one of the most popular entertainers of all time

Overview

True or False? Louis Armstrong was often called "The World's Greatest Trumpet Player."

True! Louis Armstrong changed the sound of American music with his exciting, powerful trumpet-playing. He helped make jazz one of the world's most popular forms of music. And his gruff singing voice and shining personality made him one of the most popular entertainers of all time.

-He was born and raised in the poorest section of New Orleans, Louisiana.
-He was one of the first jazz musicians to earn worldwide fame.
-He served as a goodwill ambassador for the United States, sharing his music with people in countries all over the globe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760786420
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2007
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
744,038
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.19(d)

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