Louis Armstrong is a man famed Chicago jazz
Of course, describing the period of Chicago's jazz, we can not say about Louis Armstrong, the first genius in jazz. If the word "genius" means something in the jazz, then it means Armstrong, his works are incredible. He had arranged Chicago’s famous "Hot Five" and "Seven". Armstrong has exceptional feeling of ring tone, and nobody can explain was his talent birth’s gift or magical effect.
Daniel Louis Armstrong is a wonderful jazz musician, trumpeter, cornet, vocals, bandleader, and composer of the XX century. Birth date of Louis isn’t really known but some historic experts suggested that it is July 4, 1901.
He became an excellent musician in very close terms, despite of his poor childhood. In 1922 he moved to Chicago due to the invitation of Joe "King" Oliver. Since that year he is playing in his Creole Jazz Band as a second trumpet for 2 years. Their band included such celebrities as clarinetist Johnny Dodds, bassist Ed Garland (other sources say Bill Johnson), trombonist Honore Dutra, pianist Lil Hardin and drummer Baby Dodds at that time. Their success at the same time outlined examples of a true Chicago-style traditional jazz with singer-established role of high class. In 1920th experienced the new birth of traditional blues, giving rise to a cohort of outstanding performers. Since then, the blues and jazz are closely linked. This link passes through the entire development of jazz and gave new impetus in its history. In 1925 Armstrong worked with Lil Hardin, who was married with Armstrong in 1924 and played piano in Creole Jazz Band. They organized together their own orchestra in 1925.
Louis began recording their compositions with his studio created ensembles “Hot Five” and “Hot Seven” since November 1925. In 1927 Louis had his own orchestra named “Louis Armstrong and His Stomperts”. In the end of 20th Louis has toured different cities in the U.S. In 1931 band visited New Orleans, after they return to New York and played in Harlem and on Broadway. In 30-ies Big Band made several unforgettable tours in North Africa, Europe. Armstrong’s jazz was especially popular in the Afro- Americans public, that differ him from other jazz musicians.