Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong - WEEK TWO. Media Journal Questions....

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WEEK TWO. Media Journal Questions. “The Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong.” September 14, 2007 MUH2019 1. According to one of the commentators in this film, Armstrong is to be considered a genius because he along can change the world. 2. What was the event that took place in 1913 that changed Armstrong’s life? He lived in the Waves Home which was a prison home for blacks. It was very influential for him- it was where he played his first instrument. 3. How old was Armstrong when he first joined a brass band? 13 years old 4. Who was his primary mentor and teacher? King Oliver 5. Where and under what conditions did Armstrong learn to read and write music? On a riverboat where he worked. 6. What was Lilian Hardin’s role in making Armstrong a better player? She became his coach, made him have his distinctive sound, and made him practice. 7. The “Hot Fives” and the “Hot Sevens” refer to the Bible of Jazz - Single most influential performances in the 20 th century - Made new sound
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUH 2019 taught by Professor Frankgunderson during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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