|This is a very early version of a work in progress. Much of the material here is derived from "Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development" by Gunther Schuller. I'm attempting to illustrate his points with exerpts from Armstrong's early recordings.|
|Early Satchmo 1923-1925|
|Hot Fives & Sevens 1926-1928 <----Band-in-a-Box DOWNLOADS!|
|Evolution to Swing 1929-1931|
|Miscellaneous Louis stuff|
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