Little Dipper

Timeline created by paulteuscher
In Music
  • Birth of Louis in New Orleans, LA

    Birth of Louis in New Orleans, LA
  • Armstrong was born into a very poor family

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    The life of Sachmo

  • Louis at 12 years old goes to jail for shooting pstol in the air and thats where he meets his music teacher Peter Davis who taught him how to play trumpet and sing while he was in reform school for boys

    Louis at 12 years old goes to jail for shooting pstol in the air and thats where he meets his music teacher Peter Davis who taught him how to play trumpet and sing while he was in reform school for boys
  • satchmo learns to read music

  • satchmoin the 1920s as an "inventive" cornet and trumpet player

  • satchmo moved to chicago

    satchmo moved to chicago
  • Louis records his first record - St. Louis Blues with Bessie Smith

  • Sachmo travels Europe performing jazz hits

    Sachmo travels Europe performing jazz hits
  • Armstrong teams with Bing Crosby

  • Sachmo records tracks with Ella Fitzgerald - recorded his first big hit Jack the Knife

  • Sachmo died in his sleep in Queens, NY