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”In all my whole career the Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in. It was the honky-tonk where levee workers would congregate every Saturday night and trade with the gals whod stroll up and down the floor and the bar. Those guys would drink and fight one another like circle saws. Bottles would come flying over the bandstand like crazy, and there was lots of just plain common shooting and cutting. But somehow all that jive didnt faze me at all, I was so happy to have some place to blow my horn.” So says Louis Armstrong, a tough kid who just happened to be a musical genius, about one of the places where he performed and grew up. This raucous, rich tale of his early days in New Orleans concludes with his departure to Chicago at twenty-one to play with his boyhood idol King Oliver, and tells the story of a life that began, mythically, on July 4, 1900, in the city that sowed the seeds of jazz.

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”In all my whole career the Brick House was one of the toughest joints I ever played in. It was the honky-tonk where levee workers would congregate every Saturday night and trade with the gals whod s

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306802768
Author:
Morgenstern, Dan
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Illustrator:
Morgenstern, Dan
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
New orleans
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Armstrong, louis, 1900-1971
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
New Orleans (La.) History.
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Da Capo Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 121
Publication Date:
April 1988
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 10.5 oz

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