Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington

Posted on March 26, 2008. Filed under: Movies, Personalities |

“I loved and respected Louis Armstrong.  ………..  He was born poor, died rich, ………  and never hurt anyone on the way” – Duke Ellington  

Louis Armstrong (1900 – 1971). Nicknamed Satchmo and Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer. He was charismatic, innovative and who improvised soloing. One of the most famous jazz musicians of the 20th century.

Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899 – 1974). Composer, pianist, and bandleader. Widely recognized during his life as one of the most influential figures in jazz, if not in all American music, Ellington’s reputation has increased since his death.

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