December 6, 2009
'Pops': Louis Armstrong, In His Own Words (Terry Teachout, December 2, 2009, NPR: Talk of the Nation)
Jazz icon Louis Armstrong didn't just leave behind a treasure trove of musical recordings; he also documented hundreds of his private conversations on tape. Those recordings served as the basis for Terry Teachout's new biography of the legendary musician, Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong. Teachout recently spoke to host Neal Conan about his new book. Below, he offers five of his favorite musical moments from Armstrong's discography.
Posted by Orrin Judd at December 6, 2009 7:30 AM