The definitive account of Louis Armstrong--his life and legacy--during the most creative period of his career.
xi, 594 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-488), discography (pages 463-464) and index.
"Welcome to Chicago"
Oliver's band and the "blues age"
Opposites attract : Louis and Miss Lil
The call from Broadway
"This is what really relates to us" : the Dreamland Café, the Vendome Theater, and the first Hot Five records
Melody man at the Sunset Café
"Some kind of a god"
The white turn
The Rosetta stone
Sleepy time down South.