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The Resource What a wonderful world : the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years, Ricky Riccardi

What a wonderful world : the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years, Ricky Riccardi

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What a wonderful world : the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years
Title
What a wonderful world
Title remainder
the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years
Statement of responsibility
Ricky Riccardi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Much has been written about Louis Armstrong, but the majority of it focuses on the early and middle stages of his long career. Now, Ricky Riccardi--jazz scholar and musician--takes an in-depth look at the years in which Armstrong was often dismissed as a buffoonish, if popular, entertainer, and shows us instead the inventiveness and depth of expression that his music evinced during this time. These are the years (from after World War II until his death in 1971) when Armstrong entertained crowds around the world and recorded his highest-charting hits, including "Mack the Knife" and "Hello, Dolly!"; years when he collaborated with, among others, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and Dave Brubeck; when he recorded with strings and big bands, and, of course, with the All Stars, his primary recording ensemble. Riccardi makes clear that these were years in which Armstrong enhanced his legacy as one of jazz's most influential figures.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riccardi, Ricky
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • African American musicians
  • Jazz musicians
Label
What a wonderful world : the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years, Ricky Riccardi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3111118x
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
xxii, 369 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307473295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3111118x
  • (Sirsi) 3111118x
Label
What a wonderful world : the magic of Louis Armstrong's later years, Ricky Riccardi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
3111118x
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage Books edition
Extent
xxii, 369 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307473295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 3111118x
  • (Sirsi) 3111118x

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