Louis’s Stardust on an Open Thread

Because it just doesn’t get  any. better. than. this.

Just listen to Armstrong’s horn. Thoroughly original, the quintessential American genius plays Stardust by Hoagy Carmichael, based on his friendship with jazz great Bix Beiderbecke. This was Hoagy’s favorite version.

“You can tell the history of jazz in four words, Louis Armstrong; Charlie Parker.

Louis-Armstrong-and-Miles-DavisArmstrong and Miles Davis.

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