Who was Louis Armstrong?

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If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musician. It was a teacher at the Colored Waifs' Home who gave him a cornet, promoted him to band leader, and saw talent in the tough kid from the even tougher New Orleans neighborhood called Storyville. But it was Louis Armstrong's own passion and genius that pushed jazz into new an exciting realms with his amazing, improvisational trumpet playing. His seventy-year life spanned a critical time in American music as well as black history.
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9780448433684
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Grouping Title who was louis armstrong
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series Who was ?
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subject_facet African American jazz musicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, Armstrong, Louis, -- 1901-1971, Armstrong, Louis, -- 1901-1971 -- Juvenile literature, Jazz, Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Musicians
title_display Who was Louis Armstrong?
title_full Who Was Louis Armstrong?, Who was Louis Armstrong? / by Yona Zeldis McDonough ; illustrated by John O'Brien
title_short Who was Louis Armstrong?
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