I see skies of blue, and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night And I think to myself, what a wonderful world. In the second stanza he breaks into an almost fully improvised melody, which then evolves into a classic passage of Armstrong " scat singing ".
Armstrong's radical re-working of Sidney Arodin and Carmichael's " Lazy River " recorded in encapsulated many features of his groundbreaking approach to melody and phrasing.
After Armstrong passed away in Julydying of heart failure at the age of 69, the record was re-released and enjoyed modest success.
But in the U. Armstrong described his time with Marable as "going to the University", since it gave him a wider experience working with written arrangements.
His solo recording of " Hello, Dolly! In the s, he toured Ghana and Nigeria. John Thomas replaced Kid Ory on trombone. However, he did criticize President Eisenhower for not acting forcefully enough on civil rights.
He lived in this household with two stepbrothers for several months. When the mob insisted that he get out of town,  Armstrong visited New Orleans, had a hero's welcome, and saw old friends.
The city had jobs for blacks making good wages at factories with some left over for entertainment. In the film The Five Pennies he played himself, sang, and playing several classic numbers. This section needs additional citations for verification.
By the time they began recording it was around 2 a. In Armstrong scored a huge international hit with his version of "Hello Dolly".
Armstrong was now free to develop his personal style as he wished, which included a heavy dose of effervescent jive, such as "Whip That Thing, Miss Lil" and "Mr.
At twenty, he could read music. As a result, he branched out, developing his vocal style and making his first theatrical appearances.
Although race relations were poor, Chicago was booming. Armstrong was the first African American to host a nationally broadcast radio show in the s.Jan 14, · Inat the age of 66, jazz master Louis Armstrong recorded a now-famous song titled, “What A Wonderful World.” Armstrong’s very poignant, gravelly-voiced version of this song – brimming with his ebullient character and optimism – is regarded as a classic, and is dearly loved by listeners and music critics alike.
What a Wonderful World Lyrics: I see trees of green, red roses too / I see them bloom, for me and you / And I think to myself / What a wonderful world / I see skies of blue and clouds of white. Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, – July 6, ), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in agronumericus.com career spanned five decades, from the s to the s, and different eras in the history of jazz.
Inhe was inducted into the. My late husband was a Louis Armstrong man so we had him carried into WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD at his funeral. It stills brings tears 7 years on but it was my way of honouring a WONDERFUL husband of 54 years. Stream What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with Amazon Music Unlimited.
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