Souring Through Jazz: Louis Armstrong

Souring Through Jazz: Louis Armstrong The genre of Jazz was brought to light in the early 1920’s, artist like Louis Armstrong set the tone and expectations for what all Jazz had to offer. Louis Armstrong’s Background Louis Daniel Armstrong also known as “Satch” or “Satchmo” by family and friends was born in 1901. Armstrong was […]

Women swinging in full force: Swing era of Jazz

The Swing Era of Jazz Introduction Jazz was an important part of African American music in the twentieth century. Many would describe jazz as “African American classical music.” Swing is a type of jazz beginning in the 1920-s,  This post will describe what ‘swing’ is and the women in swing,  The premise of Swing Swing […]