Tag: Louis Armstrong

Sunday Jazz Corner With Louis Armstrong

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Louis Armstrong was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1972 by the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.  He was one of the most famous musicians of the Harlem Renaissance. Coming to prominence in the 1920s…

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QUOTE: Louis Armstrong

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“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” – Louis Armstrong

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SUMMER JAZZ MIX (Podcast) RhythmDB

By HarlemHouse SUMMER JAZZ MIX (New Podcast) By RhythmDB Celebrating the beginning of summer with some classic Jazz along with an eclectic selection of various R&B and Jazz remixes to keep your fingers snapping and your feet stomping. Available…

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Where Can I Buy The Duke Ellington Coin In Harlem

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By HarlemGuy (excerpted from CNN.com) Today the United States Mint launched a new coin Tuesday featuring jazz legend Duke Ellington.  This make Duke Ellington the African-American to appear by himself on a circulating U.S. coin.   The coin was…

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