Armstrong in the ever-evolving world of music — Part I

…Well, what is progressive? You tell me cause all we play is good music. We never did worry about styles. There ain’t no such thing as styles in music. There ain’t but two kinds -- good or bad -- that’s all…[1] -- Louis Armstrong The above quotation, stated by Louis Armstrong during an interview in... Continue Reading →


A few of my past blog posts have briefly mentioned what America was like when Louis Armstrong was born in the southern state of Louisiana. To elaborate further I would like to paint a picture for you, it was 1901, the turn of the twentieth century, and Louisiana was still battling the effects of being... Continue Reading →

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