December 6, 2009

POPS PRIMER:

'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.


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Posted by Orrin Judd at December 6, 2009 7:30 AM
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