Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong was a living symbol of 20th-century American culture. He revolutionized the world of music and became one of the nation's most influential artists and entertainers. Now Giddins, "the best jazz writer in America today" (Esquire), vividly chronicles Armstrong's rise and prominence. 225 photos, 25 in color.
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"Elegant and affecting... a perceptive biography of Louis Armstrong and a sensitive appreciation of his music" (Washington Post Book World ) by "the best jazz writer in America today." (Esquire )About the Author:
Gary Giddins is a columnist for the Village Voice and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Visions of Jazz. He is also the author of a biography of Bing Crosby. His work has won numerous prizes, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, five ASCAP-Deems Taylor awards, and an American Book Award. He lives in New York City.
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Descripción Da Capo Pr, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0306808137
Descripción Da Capo Press, 1998. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0306808137