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Summary:This program discusses how Armstrong's relationship with Africa shaped his music. Armstrong is seen on his first European tour. Several of Armstrong's wives discuss his private life, and trumpeter Irakli and long-time Armstrong friend Maurice Cullaz analyze the talent that made "Satchmo" an innovative jazz artist.
Contributor:Armstrong, Louis 1901-1971
Faguer, Sylvie
Provider:Sept/Arte (Firm)
Ex Nihilo (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Jazz History and criticism
Jazz musicians
African American jazz musicians
African American musicians
Trumpet music (Jazz)
Armstrong, Louis 1901-1971
Credits:Cast: Louis Armstrong, trumpet, vocals.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
Performing Arts
Collection:Films@UM
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