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- Onkel Satchmo Behind the Iron Curtain: The Transatlantic Politics of Louis Armstrong's Visit to East Germany. Stein, Daniel // Americana (1553-8931);Spring2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p2
The article focuses on the transatlantic politics involved in the concert tour of musician Louis Armstrong through East Germany in March 1965. Topics covered include the racially tolerant and free Magdeburg, the U.S. violations of its founding principles, and how the East German audience praised...
- NYTimes Holiday 'Of Color' Gift Guide Racist? Windish, Joe // Moderate Voice;12/9/2009, p10
The article discusses the issue on racism concerning the New York Times annual Holiday Gift Guide which includes a page called "Of Color/Stylish Gifts." It states the section can be found in the "Style and Travel" and its stands along side sections called "Frugal Travel," "Chic and Cheerful,"...
- Pro-`PC' N.Y. Times editors get dose of own medicine. // Human Events;12/29/95, Vol. 51 Issue 50, p3
Reports that former New York `Times' Senior Editor Angela Dodgson has filed a complaint with the New York City's Commission on Human Rights alleging that she was a victim of discrimination of the New York Times brass. New York Times as the victim of their peculiar approach of promoting...
- Louis Armstrong. Crouch, Stanley // Time;6/8/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 22, p170
Profiles jazz musician and trumpet player Louis Armstrong, who was chosen one of the 100 most influential people of the twentieth century by `Time' magazine. Biographical data; Career highlights. INSET: Cool cats, hot music and all that's jazz, by David E. Thigpen.
- Growing up with jazz. Gelber, Carol // Cobblestone;Oct94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p4
Profiles Louis Armstrong, the trumpet player who dominated the jazz world for fifty years. His childhood; His enjoyment of the street bands in New Orleans; Why he went to the Colored Waifs' Home; How he became a band coronetist; His achievements.
- `Music's my language.' Feldman, Ruth Tenzer // Cobblestone;Oct94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p8
Discusses trumpeter Louis Armstrong's musical career. His first records, made with Joe Oliver's Creole Jazz Band; Fletcher Henderson, whose band Armstrong joined in 1924; Armstrong's groups the Hot Five, the Hot Seven, the Savoy Ballroom Five; The new style Armstrong created; `Scat,' a blend of...
- `Ambassador of good will.' Calkins, Virginia // Cobblestone;Oct94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p14
Focuses on musician Louis Armstrong's effectiveness as a goodwill ambassador for the United States in his decades of touring with his band. Why the Congolese called him Okuka Lokole; Armstrong and his All Stars in West Berlin in 1955; Armstrong as the first celebrity chosen `King of the Zulus'...
- A fan remembers. Maitland-Lewis, Stephen // Cobblestone;Oct94, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p36
Recounts the author's friendship with musician Louis Armstrong that grew out of a fan letter written when the author was 12. Armstrong's four-page handwritten response; Their meeting in London; What they discussed; Armstrong's gift to the author.
- Louis Armstrong remembered as first-class showman. Weinstein, Norman // Christian Science Monitor;3/31/97, Vol. 89 Issue 86, p14
Profiles the life of trumpeter and vocalist, Louis Armstrong who was considered one of the most prominent performers during the Golden Age of Jazz. Reference to a four-compact disc box entitled `Louis Armstrong: The Complete RCA Recordings (BMG).'