Search The Infography: 
The Infography

Armstrong, Louis (1901-1971)

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is Louis Armstrong.


Six Superlative Sources

· Armstrong, Louis. Swing That Music. Longmans Green, 1936; reprint, Da Capo, 1993.

· Armstrong, Louis. Satchmo: My Life in New Orleans. Prentice Hall, 1954; reprints, Signet, 1955, and Da Capo, 1986.

· Barrett, Joshua, ed. The Louis Armstrong Companion: Eight Decades of Commentary. Schirmer Books, 1999.

· Brothers, Thomas, ed. Louis Armstrong: In His Own Words. Annotated index by Charles Kinzer. Oxford University Press, 1999.

· Collier, James Lincoln. Louis Armstrong: An American Genius. Oxford University Press, 1983.

· Louis Armstrong Online.

Other Excellent Sources

· Balliett, Whitney. "King Louis," The New Yorker, August 8, 1970, p. 70.

· Caffey, H. David. "The Musical Style of Louis Armstrong, 1925-1929," Journal of Jazz Studies 3/1 (Fall 1975), pp. 72-96.

· Down Beat -- Louis Armstrong.

· Giddins, Gary. Satchmo. Doubleday, 1988; reprint, Da Capo, 1999.

· Giddins, Gary. Satchmo: Louis Armstrong. Music video, VHS and DVD format. Sony Music Entertainment, 2000.

· Jones, Max, and John Chilton. Louis: The Louis Armstrong Story, 1900-1971. Little, Brown, 1971; revised edition, Da Capo, 1988.

· The Louis Armstrong Tribute Site.

· Meckna, Michael. "Louis Armstrong Blasts Little Rock," in Perspectives on American Music since 1950, ed. by James R. Heintze. Garland, 1999, pp. 141-51.

· Schuller, Gunther. "The First Great Soloist," in Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development. Oxford University Press, 1968, pp. 89-133.

· Westerberg, Hans. Boy from New Orleans: A Discography of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong. JazzMedia, 1981.

Search The Infography
Advanced Search

   Page Through The Infography Alphabetically   
Arlington National Cemetery
   Armstrong, Louis (1901-1971)
Arsenic in Natural Waters

About The Infography
published by Fields of Knowledge

Berklee College of Music

Clicking this button will display the HTML code.

"The Infography about Louis Armstrong (1901-1971)"
© 2009 Fields of Knowledge
Essex, Iowa 51638-4608 USA