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Louis Armstrong and 1920's Harlem Renassissance

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Louis Armstrong and 1920's Harlem Renaissance
Biography
Armstrong's role during the Harlem Renaissance
Sample of Work
Influence on the Harlem community and Nation
Mainstream America's Reaction

Long Term Effect of Work
Citation
He was born in New Orleans on August 4 ,1901.
He first learned the cornet at Colored Waifs Home, after he was arrested on New Years Eve in 1914 for firing a pistol.
His parents separated when he was five years old.
He began developing jazz skills after King Oliver befriended him.
He died on July 6, 1971.
Jazz was known as the musical genre of the Harlem Renaissance, and Armstrong was the first great jazz soloist.
Armstrong learned to play the trumpet and soon began to spread his love of Jazz music throughout the Harlem community and soon, the entire country.
Through his music, Armstrong spread African culture in an artistic way.

"What a wonderful world"
"La Vie en rose"
"Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah"
The country quickly took a liking to the new genre of music that had sprouted mostly because of him.
Armstrong’s songs flew to the top of music charts across the nation, attracting audiences everywhere.
He instilled a love for jazz music in our country that continues to grow even to this day.
His music opened America’s eyes to southern music, spreading his cultural legacy as well as his music began to gain more fame around the country.
Not only did he affect the 1920’s, but he spread his musical gift through the 1930’s, 40’s, 50’s, and even the 60’s as he stared in different musical films throughout the decade.
All around the country, people were listening to his music.
His musical persona lives on to this day, inspiring jazz artists everywhere.
His music spread like wildfire through the 30s, 40s, 50s, and even the 60s as he caught roles in many different musical films.
His songs raced to the top of many music charts , adding to his fame.
His song appeared on albums such as the soundtrack to Robin William movie “Good Morning, Vietnam” ( “What a wonderful World”) , and more modernly, the soundtrack for Disney Pixar’s movie “Wall-E” ( La Vie En Rose). Through these more modern uses of his music, he catches the attention of even society’s newest generation through his work, continually spreading his legacy.
To this day his music is still attracting audiences with his inimitable musical talent.
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Article Title: Wall E - La Vie En Rose Scene
Publisher: YouTube
Date Accessed: October 29, 2014
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