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Transcript of Louis Armstrong
By Jacob Buzzard
One of his most famous nicknames was Satch, or Satchmo, abbreviation of Satchelmouth.
This meant he had a big mouth.
Another one in relation to Satchelmouth was Ambassador Satch.
Dipper (short for Dippermouth) and Gate (short for Gatemouth) were also names for his big mouth.
He even called himself Satchmo a couple of times!
Pops and the King of Jazz were two more nicknames.
The real pronounciation of his name is unknown.
Awards and Honors
Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901.
The games of DOOMFACE back on Potawatomi Indians channel.
Thursday, March 26
Louis Armstrong was King Zulu on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans (1949)
Armstrong got into the Down Beat and ASCAP.
Louis Armstrong wins "Best Male Vocal Performance" Grammy Award for his Hello, Dolly! song. Armstrong honored with Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. (1972)
Statue of Louis Armstrong unveiled in Armstrong Park in New Orleans (1980)
Satchmo inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as early influence. (1990)
Louis Armstrong stamp issued. (1995)
"West End Blues," "St. Louis Blues" and "Hello, Dolly!" included in NPR's 100 Most Important American Musical Works of the 20th Century. (1999)
Armstrong named one of the "Top 100 Entertainers of the 20th Century."
Armstrong included in Time magazine, Life magazine, and many more magazines.
Louis Armstrong statue unveiled at Algiers Ferry Landing in New Orleans on July 4, 2000. (1999)
The New Orleans International Airport was renamed to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.
Louis Armstrong's "Hot Five and Hot Seven" recordings (1925-1928) were designed for preservation by the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress (2003).
I did it in chronological order. (I think)
Question one of the games of DOOMFACE:
What were most of Louis Armstrong's nicknames named after?
A. His nose
B. His trumpet
E. His mouth
F. Bob the Builder
Games of Doomface Question #4
Games of Doomface Question #2
Was Louis Armstrong in the Waif's Home for his life?
Games of Doomface Question #3
Where was Louis Armstrong born?
B. Edwards Hospital
C. New Orleans
F. Santa Fe
He claimed his birthday was July 4, 1900.
He grew up in a section of New Orleans so poor that it was called "The Battlefield".
On New Year's Eve, 1912, Armstrong fired a real gun into the street at a festival where the people were firing CAPGUNS.
A policeman whisked him away to the
Waif's Colored Home for Boys.
At the Waif's Home, his life changed.
The Waif's Colored Home for Boys
Louis Armstrong accomplished ___
A. Playing cornet at age 13.
B. Almost killing one of his friends.
C. Having 2 bands that were both huge hits.
D. Having a lot of mouth nicknames.
E. Being one of the ''Top 100 Entertainers of the 20th century."
F. All of the above.
He learned how to play the cornet, drums, and sing at the Waif's Home.
He fell in love with music.
He was released from the Home at age 14.
His father abandoned Louis right after he
came back from the Home.
After the Home: Earning money
Louis Armstrong earned money as a paperboy. The Karnofsky family gave Louis money and treated him well.
When Louis was in his 20s, he could play a trumpet solo. Oliver called Louis to join Joe's band. He soon started dating Lillian Hardin, pianist of Oliver's band, and his second wife. His first wife was Daisy Parker. His third wife was Alpha Smith, and his fourth was Lucille Wilson.
Hardin thought that Oliver was hiding Louis' real talents. She persuaded him to join Henderson's band. Louis had a rasping, sort of growling voice he developed around 30, and it became popular. Henderson treated Louis better than Oliver. Louis was one of the most credited jazz musicians of all time.
Here is a youtube video before ya go