The Resource Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout

Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout

Label
Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong
Title
Pops
Title remainder
a life of Louis Armstrong
Statement of responsibility
Terry Teachout
Title variation
Life of Louis Armstrong
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louis Armstrong was the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century and a giant of modern American culture. Offstage he was witty, introspective and unexpectedly complex, a beloved colleague with an explosive temper whose larger-than-life personality was tougher and more sharp-edged than his worshiping fans ever knew. Wall Street Journal arts columnist Terry Teachout has drawn on new sources unavailable to previous biographers, including hundreds of private recordings of backstage and after-hours conversations, to craft a sweeping new narrative biography of this towering figure that shares, for the first time, full, accurate versions of such storied events as Armstrong's quarrel with President Eisenhower and his decision to break up his big band.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teachout, Terry
Dewey number
  • 781.65092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Jazz musicians
Label
Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-448) and index
Contents
Bastards from the start : apprenticeship in New Orleans, 1901-1919 -- All those tall buildings : leaving home, 1919-1924 -- A flying cat : Harlem and Chicago, 1924-1927 -- It's got to be art : with Earl Hines, 1928 -- The way a trumpet should play : on the move, 1929-1930 -- Don't let 'em cool off, boys : on the run, 1930-1932 -- I didn't blow the horn : crisis, 1932-1935 -- Always have a white man : with Joe Glaser, 1935-1938 -- The people who criticize : losing touch, 1938-1947 -- Keep the horn percolating : renewal, 1947-1954 -- The nice taste we leave : ambassador Satch, 1954-1963 -- I don't sigh for nothing : at the top, 1963-1971
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 475 p.
Isbn
9780151010899
Lccn
2009006035
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn305420751
  • (OCoLC)305420751
Label
Pops : a life of Louis Armstrong, Terry Teachout
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-448) and index
Contents
Bastards from the start : apprenticeship in New Orleans, 1901-1919 -- All those tall buildings : leaving home, 1919-1924 -- A flying cat : Harlem and Chicago, 1924-1927 -- It's got to be art : with Earl Hines, 1928 -- The way a trumpet should play : on the move, 1929-1930 -- Don't let 'em cool off, boys : on the run, 1930-1932 -- I didn't blow the horn : crisis, 1932-1935 -- Always have a white man : with Joe Glaser, 1935-1938 -- The people who criticize : losing touch, 1938-1947 -- Keep the horn percolating : renewal, 1947-1954 -- The nice taste we leave : ambassador Satch, 1954-1963 -- I don't sigh for nothing : at the top, 1963-1971
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 475 p.
Isbn
9780151010899
Lccn
2009006035
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn305420751
  • (OCoLC)305420751

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