louis armstrong

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In Music
  • when louis was born

  • when his parents spit up

  • when he had to live with his grandma

  • Times were hard and his mother turned to prostitution

  • Louis Armstrong dropped out of the Fisk School for Boys and started to earn a meagre living singing on the streets of New Orleans with a quartet. A musician nameLouis Armstrong dropped out of the Fisk School for Boys and started to earn a meagre living si

  • sent to a colored waifs school

  • plays cornet with the help of lessons from Professor Peter Davis

  • Louis Armstrong was released from the Colored Waifs’ Home and returned to live with his mother and father

  • meets joe oliver

  • Armstrong played with the King Ory band which was a hot jazz group

  • marries daisy parker and replacesoliver in kid ory band

  • joins oliver's band in chicago

  • By this time Louis had learned to read music

  • He formed a band called the “Hot Five” for recording purposes only and cut his first records for Okeh. He continued playing in other bands

  • when louis mom dies

  • records west end blues

  • stars in hot chocolate move to a big band format

  • returnes to new orleans to perform

  • first european tour

  • second european tour

  • signs contract with joe glaseer

  • first autobiography published

  • marries alpha smith

  • marries lucille wilson

  • moves to corona quenns new york city

  • debut between him and stars

  • magzine cover

  • second autobiography

  • tours to africa

  • hello dolly number one song

  • wonderful world become a hit worldwide

  • louis armsrtong dies