Louis Armstrong : king of jazz

by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Format: Print Book 2013
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Easy Nonfiction E92 ARMSTRONG
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
Collection  Easy Nonfiction
Call Number  E92 ARMSTRONG
Music has been in my blood from the day I was born, said Louis Armstrong. He rose from a troubled childhood and a life of poverty to set the music world on fire. Armstrong's lively trumpet playing, trademark scat singing, and natural talent for showmanship dazzled audiences for more than fifty years. In clear, crisp prose, the McKissacks place Armstrong in American musical history and show the impact his extraordinary talent made throughout the world.
Off to a bad start
In trouble
And all that jazz
Oh, yeaaaaah!

Additional Information
Series McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017. Famous African Americans.
Subjects Armstrong, Louis, -- 1901-1971 -- Juvenile literature.
Armstrong, Louis, -- 1901-1971.
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Elementary,2013
Contributors McKissack, Fredrick.
Language English
Notes "Original edition published as Louis Armstrong: jazz musician in 1991"--T.p. verso.
"Blow that horn!"--P. [4] of cover.
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 x 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
ISBN 9780766041066 (lib. bdg.)
0766041069 (lib. bdg.)
9781464402005 (pbk)
1464402000 (pbk)
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