Many war time factories were converted into productive businesses which were able to mass produce popular new inventions such as radios, cars, refrigerators and much more. Louis Armstrong is an important figure in jazz because he was one of the first African-American that brought the black community and the white middle class together for the first time in history. · Hughes was known as a great American poet. Who: Louis Armstrong was a jazz musician. Armstrong played in various bands in New Orleans such as Kid Ory's Band and the Tuxedo Brass Band. Jazz history comes to life in Corona Louis Armstrong was one of the most recognizable entertainers in the world when he chose the working-class neighborhood of Corona, Queens to be his home in 1943. · Hughes helped create the famous literary journal entitled Fire.
Joe took Louis under his wing and helped him along in the music world. · T will have the Ss read the poems as a class and analyze the purpose of the poems. Many famous jazz musicians played as members of his band. Check back often as I'm writing more on figures such as Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Jelly Roll Morton, and others. Lindbergh had proved it was possible to travel across an ocean in days rather than weeks.
Early Career In his early teens, Armstrong was already a great horn player. In 1924, they got married, but were later separated in 1931. Adopting the white community culture instead of spreading their own culture of African-Americans. The reason why they were called sell-outs is because they were only performing in front of the white community. · Louis Armstrong lived between the years 1901 — 1971. Movies and Books Throughout his career, Armstrong also starred in several movies and wrote several books. His rough and throaty voice became, almost instantly, the internationally recognized voice of jazz itself.
Students: · Ss will work quietly from station to station · Ss will gather information and write it on their graphic organizers · Ss will listen to music, watch videos, and read poems from the key figures. Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 4, 1901. Playing in that band, Armstrong made his most important early records, the Hot Fives and Sevens. In these recordings the prevailing emphasis on collective improvisation gives way to his developing strength as soloist and vocalist. Exuberant Americans kicked up their heels to jazz music, tried crazy stunts, and supported a black market in liquor after Prohibition.
In recording sessions in the mid to late '20s, Louis Armstrong explored improvisation with his groups, the Hot Five and Hot Seven. Eddie Herzog and Bennie Thrash perform over Fresno, California in 1923. Not before long, Louis Armstrong became a soloist and entertained people with his tune and swings. Like almost all early Jazz musicians, Louis was from. He often worked as the featured soloist in big bands. The song covers the dramatic changes racially and in politics.
· Langston Hughes lived between the years 1902 — 1967. The Prisoner's Song - Vernon Dalhart 8. · Hughes was a major player in the Harlem Renaissance, a movement where tremendously talented African Americans studied, learned, and created music, poetry, and philosophy together. Wildwood Flower - Carter Family 49. Louis Armstrong won a Grammy in 1964 for the best male vocal performance.
With his increasing fame, however, came the criticism of a black community that felt he was not living up to the responsibilities of the times. · Armstrong was a tremendous musician whose trumpet playing was known worldwide. Dardanella - Ben Selvin 15. · Students will ask any last minute questions. Many companies would follow suit, and the world would never be the same. Crazy Blues - Mamie Smith 12. Musicians everywhere soon began to imitate his style, and Armstrong himself became a star attraction.
He attracted enormous crowds and help create baseball into the American past time that it is today. · Ss will add information to their graphic organizers. Louise - Maurice Chevalier 31. It was there where he learned to play the cornet, a valved wind instrument that is part of the trumpet family. · Louis Armstrong lived between the years 1901 — 1971. · Students will pay attention to topic of next lesson. Though the history of jazz is filled with many exceptional and innovative musicians, it is hard to find any one who has had as profound an influence on the movement as Louis Armstrong.
He was now a famous musician. One name, arguably one of the most famous jazz musicians of all time, is worth mentioning. How: His early life started in a poor family. He toured with the All Stars for the rest of his career. Rawlins: They were exploring the creative possibilities before the rules were in place.
Silent movie stars Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks were investors in the theater. The Brakeman's Blues - Jimmie Rodgers 97. However, African-Americans only gained entrances if they were performers. He also got married in 1918 and adopted a three-year-old boy named Clarence Armstrong. The only problem was that cars were far too expensive for most people, so he had to come up with a way to assemble them quicker and cheaper.