Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Soon after his birth, his father, William Armstrong, left. With his father leaving, Louis’ mother, Maryann, decided it would be best if he went to go live with his grandmother, Josephine. While Armstrong was living with his grandmother, “Maryann gave birth to a daughter, the result of a temporary reconciliation with William.” (Brown, Page 15) Louis’ sister, Beatrice, was two years younger than him.
In Missouri he joined up with the Fate Marable’s band. After three years, Louis’s dreams came true. Joe Oliver asked him to travel to Chicago to join his Creole Jazz Band. It took little time for the city of Chicago to fall in love with Louis’s New Orleanian style of jazz. Louis was becoming a star.
In 1922, Gennett Records, an independent company located in Richmond, Indiana, began recording jazz groups performing in Chicago. The first group they recorded was the New Orleans Rhythm Kings, followed in 1923 by King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band with young jazz player Louis Armstrong. Louis Armstrong is and will continue to be remembered for his contribution to the Jazz Age of music. By 1929 Armstrong was a big star, touring the U.S. and the continent with his bands. His singing style became as popular as his trumpet playing.
Dolly has become ageless, from her early days on 'The Porter Wagoner Show' to her current run atop the country music charts to her highly praised bluegrass albums and every award in between. The movie "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" The film delves into Parton's early years and the hardships she and her family endured in Tennessee's Appalachian mountains. The program reportedly attracted 15.6 million viewers, which was enough to warrant a repeat airing on Christmas Day,
It was released in 1939, and this song tells the story of a person who knows that they have a special place in someone's heart and how they make them feel special. This song was written during The Great Depression, a time of sorrow and poverty. So once Johnny Cash had found his little speck of Sunshine during this time. When Johnny says “You make me happy when skies are gray.” I would assume that was because, during The Great Depression, there was a storm called the dust bowl.
His ability to demonstrate multiple extraordinary talents in a single performance made him a huge hit, and anyone he performed with was no doubt a hit themselves. Along with his many other innovations, Armstrong even created his own style of singing, scat. This was another improvisational method. With this he was able to make almost anything he performed his own(aside from what actually was his own). What was even more amazing was that Armstrong's career lasted from the thirties until the year before his
Louis Armstrong was a singer, bandleader and trumpeter who was described as one of the most significant artists in jazz history. His passion for rhythm and timing helped to take jazz from a dull, to a leisurely, and more sophisticated atmosphere. This would pave the way for swing and big bands so that soloists can be a focal point on stage. He would become the first and greatest genius in jazz trumpet history. Not only was Armstrong a visionary of impressive magnitudes, he also never forgot who or what influenced him throughout his jazz career.
Although he died, there was not another musician as popular as Louis Armstrong. Even years after he has passed, remakes of his songs when to the top of charts (Source A). Overall, Louis Armstrong has made the world we live in a more diverse and creative environment. He should be
The Harlem Renaissance was a burst on African American’s expression of culture, arts, and writings throughout the 1920’s. It was in Harlem, New York, the movement allowed many African American poets, painters, musicians, authors and philosophers to express the beliefs in their people's culture. They wanted to be equal to white people so they showed that through their talents. Louis Armstrong was a key asset to the Harlem Renaissance due to his inspiring music and playing his instruments for African Americans people during this period. Louis Armstrong was a pivotal musician in the twentieth century, but it was his contributions and his role he made during the Harlem Renaissance movement that is most substantial.
More artists were being recognized for their use it and they will be coming household names just like the Beatles at the time. This was a big part of country history because never before was it this popular. In the 1970s another subgenre of country was born in Texas, that would forever change country music. This genre is called progressive country and its birthplace was Austin TX.
The dialogue and lyrics are straightforward and full of ironic elements, which bring a lot of fun to enjoy. The transition from lines into a song is pretty smooth. For example, when Shrek is “hurt” by what Fiona says and his anger reaches a climax, he naturally starts to sing to express his emotion. In addition, the music, which embraces several styles such as pop, rock and jazz, also add dynamics into the show. So in sum, the writing of the show is appealing.
E SONG “I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU”, AS SUNG BY DOLLY PARTON AND WHITNEY HOUSTON The song “I Will Always Love You” is one of the most iconic songs of the 21st Century. This song has been widely covered by professional artists and cover singers until today. However, two of the most iconic renditions have to be from Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston. If I were to compare these two renditions, I would prefer Whitney Houston’s version of the song.
Armstrong recorded this song in 1931.just before an instrumental break, Armstrong use alternate take inserted to the lyrics “oh, memory”. This song involved a great role in culture and stories because this song used at a critical moment during “Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories” Stardust is best combination of melody, strong lyrics and perfect balance
“I Will Always Love You”, as Sang By Dolly Parton and Whitney Houston “If I should stay, I would only be in your way…” Anyone today could probably finish the rest of this song after hearing these lyrics. “I Will Always Love You” is one of the most iconic songs of the 21 Century. This song is widely covered by professional artists and cover singers up to today. When two identical lyrics are sung by two different singers, these are not identical lyrics anymore.