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Louis Armstrong

In the week of Louis Armstrong's birthday, Geoffrey Smith celebrates the triumphs of Satchmo's later years, from big band explosions like Swing that Music to such All-Star classics as Muskrat Ramble and On the Sunny Side of the Street.

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Sun 11 Aug 2013 00:00

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  • Louis Armstrong

    Hotter than That

    Composer: Hardin Performers: Louis Armstrong, c, v; Kid Ory, tb; Johnny Dodds, cl; Lil Armstrong, p; Lonnie Johnson, g. 13 December 1927

    • King Louis.
    • Proper.
    • P1471. Tr. 19 (3.00).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Basin Street Blues

    Composer: Williams Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Fred Robinson, tb; Jimmy Strong, cl; Earl Hines, p, v; Mancy Carr, bjo, v; Zutty Singleton, d. 4 December 1928

    • King Louis.
    • Proper.
    • 1472 Tr. 8 (3.11).
  • Louis Armstrong

    I Can't Give You Anything But Love

    Composer: Fields , McHugh Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; J.C. Higginbotham, tb; Albert Nicholas, Charlie Holmes, as; Teddy Hill, ts; Luis Russell, p; Eddie Condon, bj; Lonnie Johnson, g; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d. 5 March 1929

    • Hot Fives and Sevens: Vol.4.
    • JSP.
    • JSPCD315 (1); Tr. 1 (3.21).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Some of These Days

    Composer: Armstrong Performers: Louis Armstrong, t,v; Homer Hobson, t; Fred Robinson, tb; Bert Curry, Crawford Wethington, as; Jimmy Strong, cl, ts; Carroll Dickerson, vn, ldr; Gene Anderson, p; Mancy Carr, bj; Pete Briggs, tu; Zutty Singleton, d. 19 July 1929

    • Hot Fives and Sevens: Vol.4.
    • JSP.
    • JSPCD315 (1); Tr. 8 (3.02).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Sweethearts on Parade

    Composer: Newman, Lombardo Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Les Hite, c, as bs; George Orendorff, Harold Scott, t; Marvin Johnson, as; Charlie Hones, ts, cl; Henry Price, p; Bill Perkins, bjo; Joe Bailey, tu, b; Lionel Hampton, d. 23 December 1930

    • Mahogany Hall Stomp.
    • ASV.
    • CDAJA5049 (1); Tr.4 (3.14).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Thanks a Million

    Composer: Khan, Johnston Performers: Louis Armstrong, v; Gus Aiken, Louis Bacon, Leonard Davis, t; Jimmy Archey, Harry White, tb; Bingie Madison, cl, ts; Charlie Holmes, Henry Jones, as; Greely Walton, ts; Luis Russell, p, cond; Lee Blair, g; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d. 3 October 1935

    • The Ultimate Collection.
    • Verve.
    • 543 699-2. D1, Tr. 9 (2.36).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Jubilee

    Composer: Carmichael, Adams Performers: Louis Armstrong, v; Henry ‘Red’ Allen, Louis Bacon, Shelton Hemphill, t; Wilbur De Paris, J.C. Higginbotham, GeorgeWashington, tb; Bingie Madison, Albert Nicholas, cl, ts; Pete Clark, Charlie Holmes, as; Luis Russell, p; Lee Blair, g; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d; Chappie Willet, arr. 12 January 1938

    • The Ultimate Collection.
    • Verve.
    • 543 699-2. D1, Tr. 17 (2.35).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Swing that Music

    Composer: Gerlach, Armstrong Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Leonard Davis, Gus Aiken, Louis Bacon, t; Jimmy Archey, tb; Henry Jones, Charlie Holmes, as; Bingie Madison, cl, ts; Greely Walkton, ts; Luis Russell, p; Lee Blair, g; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d. 18 May 1936

    • Mahogany Hall Stomp.
    • ASV.
    • CDAJA5049 (1); Tr. 5 (2.51).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Struttin' with Some Barbecue

    Composer: Hardin Performers: Louis Armstrong, v; Henry ‘Red’ Allen, Louis Bacon, Shelton Hemphill, t; Wilbur De Paris, J.C. Higginbotham, GeorgeWashington, tb; Bingie Madison, Albert Nicholas, cl, ts; Pete Clark, Charlie Holmes, as; Luis Russell, p; Lee Blair, g; Pops Foster, b; Paul Barbarin, d; Chappie Willet, arr. 12 January 1938

    • Louis Armstrong vol 4.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.120735. Tr. 20 (2.55).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Muskrat Ramble

    Composer: Ory Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Jack Teagarden, tb; Barney Bigard, cl; Dick Cary, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Sid Catlett, d. 30 November 1947

    • Louis Armstrong, C’est Ci Bon.
    • Proper.
    • P1195. Tr. 13 (6.13).
  • Louis Armstrong

    On the Sunny Side of the Street

    Composer: Fields, McHugh Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Jack Teagarden, tb; Barney Bigard, v; Dick Cary, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Sid Catlett, d. 30 November 1947

    • Louis Armstrong, C’est Ci Bon.
    • Proper.
    • P 1196, Tr.4 (6.47).
  • Louis Armstrong

    Loveless Love

    Composer: Handy Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Trummy Young, tb; Barney Bigard, cl; Billy Kyle, p; Arvell Shaw, b; Barrett Deems, d; Vema Middleton, v. 12 July 1954

    • Louis Armstrong Plays W.C. Handy.
    • Columbia/Legacy.
    • CK 64925. Tr.13 (5.54).
  • Duke Ellington

    I'm Just a Lucky So and So

    Composer: Ellington, David Performers: Louis Armstrong, t, v; Duke Ellington, p; Trummy Young, tb; Barney Bigard, cl; Mort Herbert, b; Danny Barcelona, d. 3 – 4 April 1961

    • The Great Summit: The Master Takes.
    • Roulette.
    • 7243 5 24547 2 3. Tr. 2 (3.05).

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