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I love Pops and this book is about the latter days of his days on the planet ! Great insight to his genius . What a man!Published 2 months ago by bmachine
I am a lifelong fan of Louis Armstrong and his work. There has never been a more significant figure in Jazz, or all of American music. Read morePublished on August 16, 2013 by Historikitty
Am thoroughly enjoying this book. Like the focus on Louis' later years, bc that's the music I'm most familiar with.Published on January 18, 2013 by Danielita
This is a very thorough, yet immensely readable, bio of the last third of Pops' life. Mr. Riccardi shows how Pops had an ever-changing set list and various artistic sub-periods... Read morePublished on January 3, 2013 by Phil Lynch
This is simply a wonderful book. Extremely informative, well written, and painstakingly well-researched. A labor of love by a passionate jazz historian and fan, but also objective. Read morePublished on February 17, 2012 by Chris Adams
A truly wonderful book. I read dozens of books about Louis, including his own. But Ricky Riccardi's really goes deeply into some obscure facets of his life and personality which no... Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by martin emiliano arias
The basic premise of this book is that the post-world War II Armstrong was just as innovative and as powerful a musical personality as he was with his Hot-5 and Hot-7 groups in the... Read morePublished on January 10, 2012 by Mike B
What a Wonderful World is a fun, fat paced, informative, page turner! I read it just after visiting the Louis Armstrong House and Archive in Corona, Queens, New York City, where... Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Ken Brandt