Pluginin Exchange Jazz Hall Of Fame: "The Jazz Ambassador" Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong nicknamed “Satchmo,” “Pops” and, later, “Ambassador Satch,”  was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 4, 1901. He was raised by his mother Mayann in a neighborhood so dangerous it was called “The Battlefield.” He only had a … Continue reading Pluginin Exchange Jazz Hall Of Fame: "The Jazz Ambassador" Louis Armstrong

Pluginin Jazz Hall Of Fame: Dizzy Gillespie The Inventor Of "Bebop"

Dizzy Gillespie is considered one of the most influential figures of jazz and bebop. He developed his own signature style, known as “bebop,” and worked with musical greats like Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Earl Hines, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington. Dizzy Gillespie, … Continue reading Pluginin Jazz Hall Of Fame: Dizzy Gillespie The Inventor Of "Bebop"