Louis Armstrong'S new Orleans download free [PDF and Ebook] by Thomas Brothers

Louis Armstrong'S new Orleans download free [PDF and Ebook] by Thomas Brothers year 2007
  • Book name: Louis Armstrong'S new Orleans
  • Author: Thomas Brothers
  • Release date: 2007/3/3
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9780393330014
  • Rating: 9.79 of 10
  • Votes: 473
  • Review by: Muhammad Gilley
  • Review rating: 9.39 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/1
  • Total pages: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In the early twentieth century, New Orleans was a place of colliding identities and histories, and Louis Armstrong was a gifted young man of psychological nimbleness. A dark-skinned, impoverished child, he grew up under low expectations, Jim Crow legislation, and vigilante terrorism. Yet he also grew up at the center of African American vernacular traditions from the Deep South, learning the ecstatic music of the Sanctified Church, blues played by street musicians, and the plantation tradition of ragging a tune. Louis Armstrong's New Orleans interweaves a searching account of early twentieth-century New Orleans with a narrative of the first twenty-one years of Armstrong's life. Drawing on a stunning body of first-person accounts, this book tells the rags-to-riches tale of Armstrong's early life and the social and musical forces that shaped him. The city and the musician are both extraordinary, their relationship unique, and their impact on American culture incalculable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 18H19M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Places & Peoples: Pictorial Works, History Of The Americas, Jazz, Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Biography: General
  • Available formats: TXTz, TXT, TIFF, WORD, EPUB, DOC, PDF, XPS. Compressed in ARC, TAR.GZ, ZIP, RAR, Z, ARJ, AZW3
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 22.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x30mm
  • Weight: 360g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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