Jazz Index: Louis Armstrong

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Jazz Index – created on 13. August 2014

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Armstrong, Louis (tp * real name: Louis Daniel Armstrong; b: 4.Aug.1901, New Orleans/LA [most often given as 4.Jul.1900, New Orleans, but this is incorrect according to birth certificate]; d: 6.Jul.1971, New York; Lexikon: Feather [1955,1958,1960,1966,1976,1999]; New Orleans Jazz [1984]; Companion [1987]; New Grove [1988,2001]; rororo [1988]; Who’s Who [1989]; Reclam [1989]; Dictionnaire [1988,1995]; MusicHound [1999]; Rough Guide [1999,2000]; Yanow [2000]; vertical file: Louis ARMSTRONG [incl. manuscript + band arrangement “Swing That Music”;…,1995-1997,1999-2003,2005])

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Joachim Ernst Berendt: Louis Armstrong und der Jazz, Mannheim o.J. [Sonderdruck]

Judith Lynn Porter: Louis Armstrong, in: NN (ed.): Louis’ Songbook. The Armstrong Treasury, New York o.J. [sheet music], p. 2, 5 (F)

Langston Hughes: The First Book of Jazz, New York [no date: Franklin Watts, Inc.], p. 32-36 (F: chapter “Louis Armstrong”)

NN (ed.): Louis’ Songbook. The Armstrong Treasury, New York o.J. [sheet music] (T: vocal/piano arrangements of “Ballad of Davy Crockett”; “The Bare Necessities”; “Before the Parade Passes By”; “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo”; “Bill Bailes, Won’t You Please Come Home”; “Blues for Yesterday”; “Blues in the South”; “Chim Chim Cher-ee”; “Dallas Blues”; “Doctor Jazz”; “Easy Rider”; “Hello, Dolly”; “Hey, Look Me Over”; “Jackass Blues”; “Jimtown Blues”; “Livery Stable Blues”; “The Lonesome Road”; “A Lot of Livin’ to Do”; “Mame”; “Milenberg Joys”; “Muskrat Ramble”; “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans”; “Put On a Happy Face”; “Put On Your Sunday Clothes”; “Sidewalk Blues”; “Sugar Foot Stomp”; “That Old Black Magic”; “Tin Roof Blues”; “When the Saints Go Marching In”; “Willie the Weeper”; “Wolverine Blues”)

NN: few Juveniles Arrested, in: new Orleans Times-Democrat, 2.Jan.1913 (N: arrested for discharging a revolver at Rampard and Perdido Street. “Being an old offener he was sent to the negro Waif’s Home”) [digi.copy]

NN: Registration Cart [draft card], 12.Sep.1917 (F: registration card filled out by Louis Armstrong) [digi.copy]

NN: Recording Artist, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 16.Mar.1929, p. B5 (N/photo) [digi.copy]

NN: At Harlem Theaters. At the Lafayette, in: New York Amsterdam News, 26.Jun.1929, p. 12 (C; plus advertisement with picture for Okeh Records, “Basin Street Blues”) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong, in: New York Amsterdam News, 26.Jun.1929, p. 13 (N: picture; also: concert advertisement) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Next Big Attraction Here. King of Cornetists, a Columbia Record Star, To Make First Appearance in Pittsburgh At Pythian Temple May 5 and 6, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 26.Apr.1930, p.3 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong, World’s Best Cornetist, Here Monday, Tuesday. Capacity Crowds Expected At Pythian Temple To Welcome Famed New York Celebrity and Record Star Upon First Appeacance In This City, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 3.May 1930, p. 8 (F, photo) [digi.copy]

Chappy Gardner: Louis Armstrong Arrested in Big Dope Scandal. Coronetist [sic] Held In Big Dope Catch, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 6.Dec.1930, p. 1 (F) [digi.copy]

Chappy Gardner: Louis Armstrong Arrested in Big Dope Scandal. Coronetist [sic] Held in Big Dope Catch, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 6.Dec.1930, p. 1 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Is Still ‘King’ Of All Trumpeters, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 14.Feb.1931, p. A8 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: “Two Kings” Meet in Sunny California, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Feb.1931, p. 2 (N/photo: Louis Armstrong at Frank Sebastian’s Cotton Club, Culver City, California) [digi.copy]

NN: Sentence Trumpet King, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 21.Mar.1931, p. 1 (short F: sentenced to six months in prison for possession of marihuana) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Out. Sentence Cut Short, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Mar.1931, p. 1 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Weil, Laureate of Former City Regime, Jailed. Accused by Musician of Extortion Plot, in: Chicago Sunday Tribune, 19.Apr.1931, p. 3 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie Armstrong Had No Place To Toot Horn; Crowds Followed Him. Thousands of New Orleans Dance Lovers Disappointed As Famous Orchestra Leader Gets All Dressed Up, But No Place to Play, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 19.Sep.1931, p. A8 (F) [digi.copy]

George D. Tyler: louis Armstrong Learned to Blow Trumpet in Municipal Home for Boys, in: Afro-American, 26.Dec.1931, p. 9 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong’s Tift, Rumor Is Afloat, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 26.Dec.1931, p. 3 (F: Louis + Lil Armstrong seeking legal separation) [digi.copy]

Robert Goffin: Aux frontières du jazz, Paris 1932 [book: Éditions du Sagittaire], p. 177-179 (F: chapter “Les grands Jazz nègres. Louis Armstrong”) [digi.copy]; p. 197-199 (F: chapter “Les individualités du Hot. Louis Armstrong”) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong, In Suit, Says He’s Not Unique, in: Afro-American, 16.Jan.1932, p. 16 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong-Connie Court Fight Ends. Musician Comes to Terms With Former Manager and Cabaret Owners, in: New York Amsterdam News, 20.Jan.1932, p. 2 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Lawyer for Armstrong, Cornet King, Calls Him Ordinary. Result of Suit Hinges on His Ability as a Jazz Artist, in: Atlanta World, 17.Jan.1932, p. 2 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Trumpeter Fights Ban. Louis Armstrong’s Talent Not Unique, Managers Contend. Witness Rates Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson and Others Above Cornetist in U.S. Court Suit Here, in: New York Amsterdam News, 13.Jan.1932, p. 1, 10 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: “Black Rascal” Sold 100,000 Records. “Time” Magazine Calls Louis Armstrong “Bullet-headed, Satchel-mouth”, in: Afro-American, 18.Jun.1932, p. 16 (F) [digi.copy]

Dan S. Ingman: England’s Welcome to Louis Armstrong, in: Joshua Berrett (ed.): The Louis Armstrong Companion. Eight Decades of Commentary, New York 1999 [book: Schirmer Books], p. 50-55 (F; reprint, from: The Melody Maker, Aug.1932)

NN: Louis Armstrong, Special, in: Joshua Berrett (ed.): The Louis Armstrong Companion. Eight Decades of Commentary, New York 1999 [book: Schirmer Books], p. 48-50 (short F; reprint from Rhythm, Oct.1932)

NN: Critic Calls Louis Armstrong Modern Angel Gabriel. Rumors of Trumpeter’s Death “Greatly Exaggerated,” as He is Very Much Alive and Going Strong, in: Afro-American, 15.Apr.1933, p. 9 (F) [digi.copy]

R.D. Darrell: “L’Espiègle” Noir (Black Eulenspiegel), in: Music. Magazine International du Jazz (Belgium), 9/91 (Apr.1933), p. 93-94 (F; in French and English)

H. De La Tour: Our Performers Abroad, in: New York Amsterdam News, 23.Aug.1933, p. 7 (F: Louis Armstrong, Paul Robeson in London) [digi.copy]

NN: Unpaid Policy “Hit” Causes man’s Death. Porto Rican Slain by Player of Numbers Game After Failure to Pay Debt, in: New York Amsterdam News, 20.Sep.1933, p. 16 (F: murder happened while Louis Armstrong’s “I’ll Be Glad When You’re Dead” was playing on the radio) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie to Stay in Europe, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Oct.1933, p. A6 (F: Armstrong to continue European tour, though his manager returned to the USA) [digi.copy]

Trumpet King Says Goodbye Forever to U.S., in: Afro-American, 11.Nov.1933, p. 19 (F) [digi.copy]

A. Sorkine: Le Jazz en Hollande. Armstrong et Ellington, in: Music. Le Magazine du Jazz (Belgium), 10/101 (Feb.1934), p. 2, 4 (C)

NN: Armstrong Is Being Panned. Louis Got Temperamental and Withdrew From the Concert With Hawkins, in: New York Amsterdam News, 28.Apr.1934, p. 6 (F: problems with planned joined concert by Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins) [digi.copy]

Bob Williams: The Hawkins-Armstrong Feud, in: Afro-American, 19.May 1934, p. 9 (F: problems with planned joined concert by Louis Armstrong and Coleman Hawkins because Armstrong has second place in billing) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong Plays His Swan Song In England. Louis in Final Week and Will Leave for the United States, in: New York Amsterdam News, 14.Jul.1934, p. 6 (F) [digi.copy]

Several authors: la Presse et les Concerts de Louis Armstrong, in: Music. Le Magazine du Jazz (Belgium), 12/114 (Mar.1935), p. 11-14 (F/C: concerts in Belgium and Paris)

NN: No Improvement in Lip of Star Trumpeter. ‘Melody Maker’ Brings In Sad News of Louis. Armstrong Must Not Use Trumpet for Quite a While, Says London Paper, in: New York Amsterdam News, 13.Apr.1935, p. 10 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong. ‘My Chops Was Beat – But I’m Dyin’ to Swing Again’, in: Down Beat, Jun.1935 (F/I); reprint, in: Down Beat, 61/2 (Feb.1994), p. 20, 22 (F/I); reprint, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 22 (F/I); reprint, in: Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright (eds.): Down Beat. The Great Jazz Interviews. A 75th Anniversary Anthology, New York 2009 [book: Hal Leonard Books], p. 3 (F/I)

Ishmael Northcross: Louis Armstrong Would “Toot” the Classics. Them Cats Are Ready Says Louis, in: Atlanta Daily World, 5.Jul.1935, p. 2 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Ishmael Northcross: Louie Armstring Changes Style of Trumpet Playing. Shelves “Gut-Bucket” Style for New Symphonic Jazz. Has New Group of Musicians. Six Weeks of Rehearsing Ends When Tour Starts, in: Afro-American, 6.Jul.1935, p. 8 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Ishmael Northcross: Armstrong Eyes Symphonic Jazz as Real Hope of Music. Prince of Trumpet Plans New Innovation in Symphonic Jazz – Says His Boys Can Really “Swing”, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 13.Jul.1935, p. 16 (F/I) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong’s Ex-Manager Takes Receipts at Dance. Johnny Collins, White, Claims Money Due on Sale of Contract. Says Hoe Glazer Should Pay $5,000. $260 Cllected from Baltimore Engagement, in: Afro-American, 13.Jul.1935, p. 8 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Has Made Most Recordings, in: Atlanta Daily World, 15.Jul.1935, p. 3 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: “I’ll Send ‘Em Away Sizzling,” Says Louie, in: Atlanta Daily World, 19.Jul.1935, p. 5 (F/I) [digi.copy]

NN: Lil Armstrong May Appear With Husband, in: Atlanta Daily World, 20.Jul.1935, p. 3 (F: but Lil is identified as “a singer of unusual ability”) [digi.copy]

NN: Trumpeter to Entertain Thousands at Apollo. Armstrong Making His First Appearance. Trumpeter in His Initial Showing at the Apollo Since His Return, in: New York Amsterdam News, 10.Aug.1935, p. 5 (F) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong – Sweethearts on Parade / Savoy Blues, in: Rhythm, Dec.1935, p. 19 (R)

Louis Armstrong: Satchmo. Mi vida en Nueva Orleans, in: Cuadernos de Jazz, #63 (Mar/Apr.2001), p. 40-43 (“I”; Spanish excerpt from “My Life in New Orleans”, 1936)

Louis Armstrong: What Is Swing?, in: Robert Walser (ed.): Keeping Time. Readings in Jazz History, New York 1999 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 73-76 (F; excerpted reprint, from: Louis Armstrong, Swing That Music, New York 1936)

NN: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra – I’m In the Mood for Love / You Are My Lucky Star / Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams / A Monday Date, in: Rhythm, Feb.1936, p. 39-40 (R)

NN: Louis Armstrong Goes to Boston for New “High;” Gets $8,000 Per. King of Trumpet Players to Open Metropolitan Theater In Hub City At Record Figure, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 14.Mar.1936, p. A7 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie Armstrong to Undergo Operation, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Mar.1936, p. A6 (short F: tonsillectomy) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong, Who Once Made 260 Consecutive “High C’s” and Finished on “Top F,” Is Daddy of Swing Music. Courier Correspondent Reveals Some Intimate “Inside Dope” On Famous Band Leader Who Is Breaking All Records Wherever He Appears, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Mar.1936, p. A6 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Offers To Donate His Services To Aid In Relief Of Flood Victims. Joe Glaser, His Manager, Announces Humane Action of America’s Foremost Attraction – MayBe Used in Big Cities, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 4.Apr.1936, p. A7 (F) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong – I’m Shootin’ High / I’ve Got My Fingers Crossed, in: Rhythm, Apr.1936, p. 30 (R)

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra – Wild Man Blues / Melancholy, in: Rhythm, Apr.1936, p. 29 (R)

NN: Armstrong Establishes Local Dance Record. Capacity Crowd of 2,200 at Temple. King of Trumpet Players Brings Entire “Gang” to Town For Big Night – Heard Over Radio, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 2.May 1936, p. 16 (F) [digi.copy]

Porter Roberts: Praise and Criticisim. Debunking Mr. Joe Glaser (Louis Armstrong’s Manager), in: Pittsburgh Courier, 2.May 1936, p. 16 (F: critizing Glaser using white musicians to back Armstrong) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven – Alligator Crawl / Potato Head Blues, in: Rhythm, May 1936, p. 41 (R)

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra – Old Man Mose / Music Goes Round and Around, in: Rhythm, May 1936, p. 42 (R)

NN: Sobol Calls Louie Armstrong ‘King of Swing’. Noted Columnist, Walter Winchell, Rave About Louie, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 6.Jun.1936, p. A7 (F) [digi.copy]

Porter Roberts: Praise and Criticism. Headlining – Louis Armstrong, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 13.Jun.1936, p. A9 (F: Armstrong earning too less for his fame) [digi.copy]

Hugues Panassié: Louis Armstrong – “Got a Bran’ New Suit” / “On Treasure Island” / “Thanks a Million” / Solitude” (Brunswick), in: Jazz Hot, 2/9 (Jun.1936), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

Hugues Panassié: Louis Armstrong – “Melancholy Blues” / “Wild Man Blues” / “Alligator Crawl” / “Potato Head Blues” (Parlophone), in: Jazz Hot, 2/9 (Jun.1936), p. 21-22 (R) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong and his White Band – I’m Putting All My Eggs / Yes, Yes, My, My, in: Rhythm, Jun.1936, p. 21 (R) [digi.copy]

Hugues Panassié: Louis Armstrong – “Old Man Mose” / “The Music Goes ‘Round and Around” (Brunswick), in: Jazz Hot, 2/10 (Jul.1936), p. 18-19 (R) [digi.copy]

Madeleine Gautier: Louis Armstrong – “You Are My Lucky Star” (Brunswick), in: Jazz Hot, 2/10 (Jul.1936), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Ashton Stevens, Noted Critic, Declares Louis Armstrong Is Definition of ‘Swing’. Says He Will Write About Him As Long As Satchmo’s Trumpet Playing Remains On Gold Standard – Praises Revue, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 1.Aug.1936, p. 16 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Oh! Hum! Louis Breaks Two More Attendance Records in Missouri; Hollywood Bound, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 1.Aug.1936, p. 16 (short F) [digi.copy]

Ted Watson: Satchmo Armstrong Now Making Hollywood Movie, in: Afro-American, 15.Aug.1936, p. 10 (F: “Pennies from Heaven”) [digi.copy]

Bernice Patton: Louis “Scats to Town” in New Picture. “King of Trumpet” Toots His ‘Swing’ On Golden Horn, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 29.Aug.1936, p. 17 (F) [digi.copy]

B. ten Hove: Satch’mo. Louis Armstrong, in: Rhythm, Sep.1936, p. 37 (poem)

George T. Simon: What’s What Amongst Who’s Who, in: Rhythm, Sep.1936, p. 21 (kurzes F)

Al Moses: Armstrong Is Called Answer To Theater Owner’s Prayer. Visit to Harlem Is Great Box Office Triumph, Despite Lack of Boasting, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 3.Oct.1936, p. A6 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Books Published Today, in: New York Times, 4.Nov.1936, p. 43 (N: “Swing That Music”) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong Coming At Crest of Popularity. Loendi Secures Largest Hall In City for Dec. 11. “King of Trumpet Stars” and Late Screen Star Will Play at Motor Square Garden Just About Time “Pennies From Heaven” Is Shown Here, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 28.Nov.1936, p. 19 (F) [digi.copy]

Franklyn Frank: Believes Musicians Are Derelict By Not Protecting Their Own Interests, in: Philadelphia Tribune, 3.Dec.1936, p. 10 (F: critical questions about their way of handling business to Fletcher Henderson, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Eddie Durham, Duke Ellington) [digi.copy]

Roi Ottley: “Jazz” Acquires Flashy Clothes as “Swing” In Fascinating and Colorful Saga of Satch. Louis Armstrong Pens First Book on Swing in Standard Volume, in: New York Amsterdam News, 12.Dec.1936, p. 13 (F/B) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five – Two Deuces / Fireworks, in: Rhythm, Feb.1937, p. 11 (R)

Frank S. Nugent: The Screen. “Artists and Models”, Which Opened Yesterday at the Paramount, Is One of the Season’s Best Musicals, in: New York Times, 5.Aug.1937, p. 19 (Film-R)

NN: “Satchelmo” Is 37; Choo Berry Joins Cab, in: Down Beat, 4/8 (Aug.1937), p. 1 (N)

NN: Orchestra Personnels. Louis Armstrong & Orch., in: Down Beat, 4/8 (Aug.1937), p. 17 (personnel listing)

NN: Satchmo’ Returns To His First Love, in: Down Beat, 5/1 (Jan.1938), p. 3 (N: concert plans in Chicago) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong at Loew’s State, in: New York Times, 25.Mar.1938, p. 14 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: “Satchelmouth “Symbol Of Best Negro Music”. Has Been Idol Of Swing Music Disciples For Many Years, in: Down Beat, 5/3 (Mar.1938), p. 4 (F: biography, current band, biographies of band members)

NN: Armstrong in L.A. for Spot in Warner Film, in: Tempo, 6/3 (Sep.1938), p. 5 (N)

Hugues Panassié: Panassie Decries Plight of Critics!! French Jazz Authority Speaks His Mind to Dissipate the Many Misunderstandings Now Existing, in: Down Beat, 6/3 (Mar.1939), p. 3, 9 (F about the task of the jazz critic, the difficulties to “improve” jazz, Duke Ellington as good example, the differences between Louis Armstrong and Roy Eldrigde) [digi.copy]

Mickey Cherep: Armstrong Is Best Trumpeter – Prima, in: Down Beat, 6/3 (Mar.1939), p. 7 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra – “I can’t give you anything but love” / “Ain’t misbehavin'” (Decca F 6954); “I’ve got a pocketful of dreams” / “I’ve got a heart full of rhythm” (Decca F 6915), in: Estrad, 1/4 (Apr.1939), p. 32 (R)

“Barrelhouse Dan”: Louis Armstrong – “When the Saints Go Marching In” / “As Long As You Live” (Decca), in: Down Beat, 6/5 (May 1939), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Together Again, in: Down Beat, 6/6 (Jun.1939), p. 26 (N/photo: Louis Armstrong, Tiny Parham)

Park Breck: This Isn’t Bunk; Bunk Taught Louis, in: Down Beat, 6/6 (Jun.1939), p. 4 (F/I with Bunk Johnson, Louis Armstrong)

Park Breck: This Isn’t Bunk; Bunk Taught Louis, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 39-40 (F/I; Reprint aus DB, Jun.1939)

Paul Eduard Miller: Complete Louis Armstrong Discography, in: Down Beat, 6/6 (Jun.1939), p. 19, 22 (D); part 4, in: Down Beat, 6/9 (Sep.1939), p. 16 (D) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Takes Band to the Cotton Club, in: Jazz Information, 1/6 (17.Oct.1939), p. 1 (N)

NN: Swingin’ That Dream, in: New York Times, 26.Nov.1939, p. X3 (C: “Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong, Maxine Sullivan) [digi.copy]

Charles Edward Smith: New Orleans Jazz (Decca A-425), in: Tom Piazza: Setting the Tempo. Fifty Years of Great Jazz Liner Notes, New York 1996 [book], p. 25-50 (F; Reprint of liner notes from 1940)

W. Stock: Louis Armstrong – The World’s Greatest Trumpet Player / Singin’ ‘n’ Playin’, in: Jazz Podium, 35/1 (Jan.1940), p. 40 (R)

NN: Armstrong Makes Small-Band Date, in: Jazz Information, 1/32 (10.May 1940), p. 1 (short F)

NN: Louis Armstrong. Spirit of Satchmo. “Harlem Stomp” / “You’ve Got Me Voo-Doo’d”, in: Metronome, 61/6 (Jun.1940), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: A Rare Picture of the “Hot Five”, in: Down Beat, 7/15 (1.Aug.1940), p. 11115 (N/photo)

NN: Allen, Holmes Leave Louis, in: Jazz Information, 2/5 (20.Sep.1940), p. 3 (N)

George M. Avakian: The Unissued Armstrongs, in: Jerry’s Rhythm Rag, 2 (spring 1993), p. 24-25 (F: Original in “Jazz Information”, Dec.1940)

Charles Delaunay: Louis Armstrong – “Red Cap” / “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” (Brunswick), in: NN (ed.): Festival de Jazz Français, Paris 1941 [program booklet: Hot Club de France], p. 13 (R) [digi.copy]

Charlie Emge: Orson Welles Jazz Movie Will Star Louis Armstrong, in: Down Beat, 8/16 (15.Aug.1941), p. 7 (F)

Louis Armstrong: 60-Year-old ‘Bunk’ Johnson, Louis’ Tutor, Sits in the Band, in: Down Beat, 8/16 (15.Aug.1941), p. 11 (“I”)

NN: My Boy, Bunny Berigan, in: Down Beat, 39/13 (20.Jul.1972), p. 24 (short F/I; Reprint, from: Down Beat, 1.Sep.1941)

NN: Berigan “Can’t Do No Wrong,” Says Armstrong, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 49 (F/I; Reprint aus DB, Sep.1941)

NN: Illustrious Duo…, in: Down Beat, 8/19 (1.Oct.1941), p. 19 (N/photo)

NN: Lil Armstrong Snubbed by Hollywood! Louie’s Picture Will Have Hazel Scott in Big Role, in: Down Beat, 8/19 (1.Oct.1941), p. 4 (F)

André Coeuroy: Le point de vue d’Armstrong / Louis Armstrong, in: André Coeuroy: Histoire générale du Jazz. Strette – Hot – Swing, Paris 1942 [book], p. 36-37, 124-128 (F)

NN: Louis, in: Jazz Quarterly, Summer 1942, p. 4 (poem)

NN: Long for F.D.R., But Satchmo’ Gets a Roosevelt, Too, in: Down Beat, 9/4 (15.Feb.1942), p. 23 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie, Wife Out of Tune, in: Down Beat, 9/4 (15.Feb.1942), p. 1 (short F: planned divorce from Alfa Armstrong) [digi.copy]

NN: Satchmo Eyes Casa Manana, in: Down Beat, 9/6 (15.Mar.1942), p. 1 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Welles Jazz Film May Be Shelved. Louie May Never Be Immortalized in Great Movie, in: Down Beat, 9/9 (1.May 1942), p. 12 (short F)

NN: Four New Decca Sides for Satchmo, in: Down Beat, 9/10 (15.May 1942), p. 15 (N)

NN: Bunny and Harry, Says Pops, in: Down Beat, 9/11 (1.Jun.1942), p. 7 (N/photo)

NN: Louis Armstrong – “Coquette” / “Among My Souvenirs” (Decca Blue), in: Down Beat, 9/14 (15.Jul.1942), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie Armstrong Gets Important Film Role. To Play Feature Role in “Cabin”, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 1.Aug.1942, p. 21 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie’s “Battle of Music” Turns Into a Battle Royal, in: The Pittsburgh Courier, 1.Aug.1942, p. 42 (C: disturbances at concert with Louis Armstrong and Charlie Barnet) [digi.copy]

NN: Crow Running Ballrooms, in: Down Beat, 9/17 (1.Sep.1942), p. 11 (N: George Crow, former Armstrong road manager, now manager of ballrooms in Sioux City, Iowa) [digi.copy]

NN: Louie Rehearses for Cabin Role, in: Down Beat, 9/18 (15.Sep.1942), p. 7 (short F)

NN: Louie Armstrong Not Rewed – Yet, in: Down Beat, 9/20 (15.Oct.1942), p. 4 (N)

NN: Louie Loses Five, Has to Scramble, in: Down Beat, 10/21 (1.Nov.1943), p. 1 (N) [digi.copy]

Roger Pryor Dodge: Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz (USA), 1/10 (Dec.1943), p. 5-6 (F/T: “Wild Man Blues”); reprint, in: Roger Pryor Dodge: Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance, Collected Writings, 1929-1964, New York 1995 [book], p. 123-125 (F/T)

William C. Love: Louis Armstrong’s Discography, in: Jazz (USA), 1/10 (Dec.1943), p. 18-21 (D)

David Ewen: Louis Armstrong. “Chicago, Chicago, That’s Where I Belong…”, in: David Ewen: Men of Popular Music, Chicago 1944 [book: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company], p. 49-62 (F)

Robert Goffin: Louis Armstrong, in: Robert Goffin: Jazz. From the Congo to the Metropolitan, Garden City/NY 1944 [book: Doubleday, Doran & Co.; reprint: New York 1975: DaCapo], p. 114-129 (F) [digi.copy]

Robert Goffin: Satchmo and the Duke, in: Robert Goffin: Jazz. From the Congo to the Metropolitan, Garden City/NY 1944 [book: Doubleday, Doran & Co.; reprint: New York 1975: DaCapo], p. 167-179 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Jordan, Armstrong Play Competish; Jordan Clicks, in: The Billboard, 56/1 (1.Jan.1944), p. 13 (N) [digi.copy]

Art Hodes: Wingie, Louie and Me. Continuing a Series on the Jobs and Experiences of Musicians. Chicago, Louis and Earl in 1928, in: The Jazz Record, #16 (Jan.1944), p. 6-7 (F)

NN: Armstron Uses New Men in Pic, in: Down Beat, 11/12 (15.Jun.1944), p. 16 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Federal Agency Takes Ork’s Bus, in: Down Beat, 11/18 (15.Sep.1944), p. 6 (F: bus incident during tour) [digi.copy]

Bob Coe: Chords and Discords. More of Satchmo’, in: Down Beat, 11/20 (15.Oct.1944), p. 10 (letter) [digi.copy]

George T. Simon: Simon Says…, in: Metronome, 62/12 (Dec.1944), p. 34 (F: Harry James adores Louis Armstrong) [digi.copy]

Edmond Bernhard & Jacques Vergnies: Louis Armstrong, ou Le Jazz fait homme, in: Edmond Bernhard & Jacques Vergnies: Apologie du Jazz, Bruxelles 1945 [book], p. 119-123 (F)

Robert Goffin: Louis Armstrong, in: Robert Goffin: Histoire du Jazz, Montréal 1945 [book], p. 139-162 (F)

George T. Simon: Louis Armstrong, in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 461-462 (F; Reprint aus: Metronome, Jan.1945)

George T. Simon: Simon Says…, in: Metronome, 62/1 (Jan.1945), p. 38 (F: Muggsy Spanier, Bobby Hackett, Billy Butterfield, others find Armstrong the greatest) [digi.copy]

NN: Another N.O. Jazz Concert, in: Down Beat, 12/1 (1.Jan.1945), p. 1 (short F: concert with Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, others) [digi.copy]

Carlos de Radzitzky: Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, in: Jazz (Belgium), #1 (1.Mar.1945), p. 4-5 (F)

John Lucas: Louis Armstrong – “Hot Jazz No. 1” (Victor), in: Down Beat, 12/7 (1.Apr.1945), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

John Lucas: Louis Armstrong -“I Wonder”, “Jodie Man” (Decca), in: Down Beat, 12/7 (1.Apr.1945), p. 9 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong – “Louis Armstrong” (Victor Album HJ-1), in: Metronome, 62/5 (May 1945), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

The Two Deuces (= Barry Ulanov & Leonard Feather): Louis Armstrong – “Louis Armstrong” (Victor HJ-1), in: Metronome, 62/5 (May 1945), p. 20 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather & Louis Armstrong: Louis on jazz and swing, in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 26-27 (F/I: letter by Louis Armstrong to Leonard Feather) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Louis Armstrong. Accentuate the Fortissoimo. Apollo, New York, in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 24 (C: with new band led by Joe Garland) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis, in: Metronome, 62/6 (Jun.1945), p. 5 (N) [digi.copy]

Rudi Blesh: Louis Armstrong and Metronome. “I Used to Follow Bunk All Over Town,” Says Louis, Disproving Metronome Attack on Old Time Jazz, in: The Jazz Record, #34 (Jul.1945), p. 4-5, 12 (F/I)

Roger Pryor Dodge: Louis Armstrong, Brunswick-Album No. B-1016, in: Pryor Dodge: Hot Jazz and Jazz Dance, Collected Writings, 1929-1964, New York 1995 [book], p. 312-314 (R; Reprint aus: The Record Changer, Sep.1945)

Günter Boas: Die Jazzbiographie. Louis Armstrong, in: Die Jazz-Club News, #3/4 (Oct/Nov.1945), p. 11 (F)

Hugues Panassié: Louis Armstrong at the Salle Pleyel, in: Joshua Berrett (ed.): The Louis Armstrong Companion. Eight Decades of Commentary, New York 1999 [book: Schirmer Books], p. 60-73 (F; reprint, from: “Douze Années de Jazz”, 1946)

Mezz Mezzrow & Bernard Wolfe: Really the Blues, New York 1946 [book: Random House], passim (F)

William Russell: Louis Armstrong, in: Frederic Ramsey, Jr. & Charles Edward Smith (Hgg.): Jazzmen, London 1958 [book; Reprint, O: New York 1946], p. 119-142 (F)

Pierre Petitot: Louis Armstrong à Detroit, in: Jazz Hot, 11/5 (Mar.1946), p. 8 (C)

NN: Armstrong Unit Hits the Road, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 25.May 1946 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong’s Crew Set for Rankin Arena. Satchmo’s Gang Primed for Big Date on Aug. 23, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 17.Aug.1946, p. 23 (F) [digi.copy]

Bernard Laurence: Le dernier concert de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, 13/15 (1947), p. 5-6 (C)

Charles Delaunay: Louis Armstrong 1947, in: Jazz Hot, 13/14 (1947), p. 4-6 (F/I)

Hugues Panassié: Louis Armstrong. L’homme, le style, l’oeuvre, Paris 1947 [book] (F/D)

Robert Goffin: Louis Armstrong. Le Roi du Jazz, Paris 1947 [book]

NN: Satchmo Opens $200,000 D.C. Music Hall Seating 3,000, in: Afro-American, 18.Jan.1947, p. 8 (short F) [digi.copy]

Michael Levin: Louis Is Superb in Carnegie Hall Concert, in: Jerry’s Rhythm Rag, #4 (Fall 1993), p. 37-38 (C; Reprint aus Down Beat, 26.Feb.1947)

Kaiser Marshall: When Armstrong Came to New York, in: The Jazz Record, #52 (Feb.1947), p. 12-15 (F); Reprint, in: Art Hodes & Chadwick Hansen (Hgg.): Selections from the Gutter. Portraits from the Jazz Record, Berkeley 1977 [book], p. 83-85 (F)

Billie Rowe: Louis Armstrong Gets Second Big Flicker Fling. Lionel Hampton Also Sought for Role in Danny Kaye Starrer, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 14.Jun.1947 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong – “You Don’t Learn That In School” / “I Believe” / “It Takes Time” / “I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder” (Victor 20-2228/40), in: Metronome, 63/6 (Jun.1947), p. 25 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: “Ole Satchmo” At Apollo, in: New York Amsterdam News, 5.Jul.1947, p. 17 (N/photo) [digi.copy]

Louis Armstrong: Brief aus Hollywood, in: Hot Club News (Frankfurt), #23/24 (Jul/Aug.1947), p. 7-8 (“I”) [digi.copy]

Louis Armstrong: Louis Armstrong über Be-Bop!, in: Hot Club News (Frankfurt), #23/24 (Jul/Aug.1947), p. 8 (“I”: positive remarks on bebop) [digi.copy]

George Hoefer: New Louis Discovery On Okeh, in: Down Beat, 14/17 (13.Aug.1947), p. 9 (short F: Armstrong with Clarence Williams)

NN: Armstrong Set For Berg Spot, in: Down Beat, 14/17 (13.Aug.1947), p. 1 (N)

NN: Louis Armstrong – “St. Louis Blues” / “Tiger Rag” / “Song of the Vipers” / “Will You Won’t You Be My Babe”; “Sunny Side of the Street” (Vox Album 300), in: Metronome, 63/8 (Aug.1947), p. 29 (R) [digi.copy]

Luis Araquw: Cara a cara con Louis Armstrong, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 4/23 (Sep.1947), p. 8 (F)

NN: Louis Armstrong’s Chicago Date Really Calls Out Law, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 4.Oct.1947, p. 17 (F: due to big success) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong and His Concert Group, in: Down Beat, 14/22 (22.Oct.1947), p. 7 (large advertisement with press clippings)

Roy W. Stephens: Writer Raps Armstrong for Criticism of Trend, in: Lewis Porter: Jazz. A Century of Change. Readings and New Essays, New York 1997 [book: Schirmer], p. 182-184 (F; Reprint, from: Philadelphia Afro-American, 15.Nov.1947)

John Lucas: King Louis. His Silver Jubilee, in: The Record Changer, Dec.1947, p. 11 (F)

NN: Louis Armstrong and Big Sid Catlett…, in: Metronome, 63/12 (Dec.1947), p. 48 (N/photo)

GUP: Louis Armstrong, in: Hot Club Journal, 1/9 (1948)

Orrin Keepnews: A Louis Armstrong Review, in: Orrin Keepnews: The View from Within. Jazz Writing 1948-1987, New York 1988 [book], p. 101-103 (C; Reprint aus: Record Changer, 1948)

Franck Bauer: Le concert de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #special (Jan.1948), p. 4-5 (F/C)

Robert Sylvester & Frank Conniff & Bernie Woods: Armstrong Jazzmen at Carnegie Hall, in: Metronome, 64/1 (Jan.1948), p. 5 (C; reprint from New York dailies)

NN: Lionel, Armstrong Hot in N.Y. Theatres, in: Pittsburgh Courier, 7.Feb.1948, p. 14 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis’ French Date Definite, in: Down Beat, 15/3 (11.Feb.1948), p. 1 (N) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Armstrong bleibt der Meister, in: Boris Vian: Stolz und Vorurteile. Schriften, Glossen und Kritiken über Jazz, Wien 1990 [book], p. 40-41 (F; O: Combat, 24.Feb.1948)]

Boris Vian: Le Festival de Jazz de Nice. Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #20 (Feb.1948), p. 15 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 51-52 (F)

Michel Emer: Louis Armstrong. Tel que je l’ai retrouvé…, in: Jazz Hot, #20 (Feb.1948), p. 6-7 (F)

Boris Vian: Louis Armstrong à Pleyel a triomphe “comme prevu”, in: Combat, 3.Mar.1948 (C); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 252-253 (C)

NN: Der Pokal dem Trompeter. Delirium in Nizza, in: Der Spiegel, 6.Mar.1948 (C) [digi.copy]

Ernest Borneman: Louis Plays in Paris; Fluffs Threat on Life, in: Down Beat, 15/6 (24.Mar.1948), p. 17 (F/C)

André Hodeir: Louis Armstrong à Paris, in: Jazz Hot, #21 (Mar.1948), p. 4 (F/C)

George Simon: Bebop’s the Easy Out, Claims Louis. They can give it, but they can’t take it, insists Armstrong, who threatens to hitch up his mule if things don’t get better soon, in: Metronome, 64/3 (Mar.1948), p. 14-15 (F/I)

George T. Simon: Bebop’s the Easy Way Out, Claims Louis, in: Joshua Berrett (ed.): The Louis Armstrong Companion. Eight Decades of Commentary, New York 1999 [book: Schirmer Books], p. 141-144 (F/I; reprint, from: Metronome, Mar.1948)

George T. Simon: Louis Armstrong, in: George T. Simon: Simon Says. The Sights and Sounds of the Swing Era, 1935-1955, New York 1971 [book], p. 29-31 (F/I; Reprint aus: Metronome, Mar.1948)

Hans Blüthner: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra – “I Got Rhythm” / “Them There Eyes” (Odeon 31 747); “When You’re Smiling” / “Body and Soul” (Odeon 31 749), in: Melodie, 3/3 (Mar.1948), p. 14 (R) [digi.copy]

Henry Vadas: Retour au Hot Five, in: Jazz Hot, #21 (Mar.1948), p. 15 (F)

Ernest Borneman: “Bop Will Kill Business Unless It Kills Itself First” – Louis Armstrong, in: Down Beat, 7.Apr.1948, p. 2-3 (I with Louis Armstrong, Barney Bigard, Mezz Mezzrow); Reprint, in: Down Beat: 60 Years of Jazz, Milwaukee 1995 (Hal Leonard Corp.) [book], p. 64-66 (I); Reprint, in: Robert Walser (ed.): Keeping Time. Readings in Jazz History, New York 1999 [book: Oxford University Press], p. 153-155 (I); reprint, in: Joshua Berrett (ed.): The Louis Armstrong Companion. Eight Decades of Commentary, New York 1999 [book: Schirmer Books], p. 144-151 (I); reprint, in: Down Beat, 76/7 (Jul.2009), p. 100-101 (I) [digi.copy]

Boris Vian: Quand Armstrong depasse les moyens moyens, in: Combat, 8.Apr.1948 (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 263-264 (F)

NN: Louis Inked for Leadoff Pop Concert, in: Down Beat, 15/8 (21.Apr.1948), p. 18 (N)

NN: N.O. Date for Louis, in: Down Beat, 15/8 (21.Apr.1948), p. 4 (N)

NN: Clicks in Mardi Gras Town. Armstrong Hot as Good Gumbo in N.O., in: Pittsburgh Courier, 1.May 1948, p. 15 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: NJF Sponsors Louis Concert, in: Down Beat, 15/9 (5.May.1948), p. 2 (N)

Boris Vian: Revue de Presse. A propos de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #23 (May 1948), p. 10-11 (F)

“gup”: Louis Armstrong, in: Hot Club Journal (Germany), 1/9 (Jun.1948), p. 19-20 (F) [xerox] [digi.copy]

NN: Louis’ Ciro’s Click Nets Click Date, in: Down Beat, 15/17 (25.Aug.1948), p. 2 (N) [digi.copy]

Mackie Paise: Armstrong Date Set in Vancouver, in: Down Beat, 15/23 (17.Nov.1948), p. 18 (N)

Ruth Gillis: Louis, College In Detroit Aid Race Harmony, in: Down Beat, 15/24 (1.Dec.1948), p. 9 (F/C)

Jack Egan: Television News. Louis Unit Shows Why ‘Live’ Music Is Sought, in: Down Beat, 15/25 (15.Dec.1948), p. 7 (F) [digi.copy]

George Hoefer: The Hot Box. King Louis Elected King of Zulus for Mardi Gras, in: Down Beat, 15/26 (29.Dec.1948), p. 11 (F)

NN: The Louie Cylinders, in: The Jazzfinder, 1/12 (Dec.1948), p. 5-6 (F)

André Hodeir: Huit faces de Louis Armstrong Hot Five, in: Jazz Hot, #special (Jan.1949), p. 16-17, 32 (F)

NN: Louis Armstrong – “Please Stop Playin’ Those Blues” / “Lovely Weather We’re Having” (Victor 20-2648), in: Metronome, 65/1 (Jan.1949), p. 43 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis the First, in: Time, 23.Feb.1949, p. 30-33 (F/I) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong Reigns as King of the Zulus Back Home, in: Playback, 2/3 (#15, Mar.1949), p. 3-4 (F)

Leonard Feathwer: J’ai vu Satchmo en Roi des Zoulous. Le Mardi gras de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #32 (Apr.1949) (F); Reprint, in: Boris Vian: Écrits sur le jazz. Tome 1: Jazz Hot/Combat, Paris 1981 [book: Christian Bourgois Éditeur], p. 187-194 (F)

Peter Tanner: Louis Armstrong – “Please Stop Playing These Blues” / “Before Long” (HMV 89743); “Cash for Your Trash” / “I Never Knew” (Brunswick 04044), in: Jazz Journal, 2/4 (Apr.1949), p. 8 (R) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: En Mardi Grasparad in New Orleans. Leonard Feather har upplevt tre hektiska dagar I New Orleans med Louis Armstrong som King of the Zulus, in: Estrad, 11/5 (May 1949), p. 10-11 (F)

NN: Rey de los Zulúes, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 5/35 (May 1949), p. 1 (short F)

Pierre Artis: Recuerdo de Armstrong, in: Ritmo y Melodia (Spain), 5/35 (May 1949), p. 3 (F)

Al Sandstrom: Än leva gamla gudar. Glimtar från Los Angeles, in: Orkester Journalen, 17/6 (Jun.1949), p. 18-19 (news column: Louis Armstrong, Wingy Manone, Red Nichols, Kid Ory, Gene Krupa)

NN: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra / Hot Six – “Joseph and his Brothers” / “I want a little girl” (HMV B. 9645), in: Orkester Journalen, 17/6 (Jun.1949), p. 28 (R)

Peter Tanner: Louis Armstrong – “Savoy Blues” / “Me and Brother Bill” (Decca F 7177), in: Jazz Journal, 2/6 (Jun.1949), p. 7 (R) [digi.copy]

Rolf Dahlgren: Louis Armstrong and his Hot Six / Orchestra – “I want a little girl” / “Joseph and his Brudders” (HMV B 9645), in: Estrad, 11/6 (Jun.1949), p. 15 (R)

Blicher-Hansen: Armstrong – “alt er i orden”, in: Estrad, 11/8 (Aug.1949), p. 1 (C: Copenhagen concert)

Leonard Feather: Blindfold Test. Louis Armstrong, in: Metronome, Sep/Oct.1949 (BT: Roy Eldridge: “Fiesta in Brass”; Bunk Johnson: “Franklin Street Blues”; Woody Herman: Keeper of the Flame”; Art Hodes: “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”; Benny Goodman: “Sometimes I’m Happy”; Guy Lombardo: “Always”); Reprint, in: Jazz Times, 30/8 (Oct.2000), p. 46-47 (BT)

“-wil”: Louis, Ahearing on Same Bill Enrich Bop City Till, in: Down Beat, 16/19 (7.Oct.1949), p. 2 (F/C)

NN: Louis the First, in: BFN Anglo-German Swing Club, 20.Oct.1949, p. 1-7 (F; reprint from Time); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 43-48 (F) [digi.copy]

Leonard Feather: Lombardo Grooves Louis!… Bop Is Bunk!, in: Jazz Times, 25/4 (May 1995), p. 138 (BT; Reprint from: Metronome, Oct.1949: Roy Eldridge: “Fiesta in Brass”; Bunk Johnson: “Franklin Street Blues”; Woody Herman: Keeper of the Flame”; Art Hodes: “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”; Benny Goodman: “Sometimes I’m Happy”; Guy Lombardo: “Always”)

NN: Armstrong et Béchet en France, in: Jazz Hot, #37 (Oct.1949), p. 5 (short F)

NN: Armstrong med drömsextetten i Sverige. Aftonbladet och Estrad arrangera. Alla tiders största jazzevenemang. Europapremiär i Stockholm 3 okt., in: Estrad, 11/10 (Oct.1949), p. 1 (F)

NN: Discographie d’Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #37 (Oct.1949), p. 30 (D)

NN: Louis Armstrong en Suisse, in: Jazz Hot [Jazz-Revue (Switzerland)], #37 (Oct.1949), p. 41 (N)

NN: Jazz. Weißes Tuch auf schwarzer Stirn. Wenn King Louis bläst, in: Der Spiegel, 3/46 (10.Nov.1949), p. 34-35 (F) [digi.copy]

“N.H.” & Rolf Dahlgren & Sven Janthe & Percy Kull & Rhythm rascal & Charles Norman & CeHå & Elevinsohn: Armstrongs konserter – en folkfest utan like, in: Estrad, 11/11 (Nov.1949), p. 5-9 (C/photos)

André Hodeir: Popularité de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #38 (Nov.1949), p. 5 (F)

Carlos de Radzituky: Louis Armstrong en Belgique, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #38 (Nov.1949), p. 37, 39 (F/C)

Gérard Pochonet: Louis Armstrong et Coleman Hawkins en France, in: Jazz Hot, #38 (Nov.1949), p. 20-21 (F/C)

Louis Emery: Earl Hines avec Louis Armstrong à Lausanne, in: Jazz Hot [Jazz-Revue (Switzerland)], #38 (Nov.1949), p. 41-42 (C)

Rolf Dahlgren: Louis Armstrong and his orchestra – “Coquette” / “Among my souvenirs” (Decca BM 4002), in: Estrad, 11/11 (Nov.1949), p. 17 (R)

Felix Steinmann: Louis Armstrong auf Europa-Tournee, in: Jazz (Germany), #1 (Dec.1949), p. 26 (C) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Louis Armstrong & His All Stars – “Endie” / “Jack Armstrong Blues” (HMV B9819), in: Jazz Journal, 2/12 (Dec.1949), p. 9 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong. Ein Leben für den Jazz, in: [label info: Odeon Schallplatten], ca. 1950s (F/D) [digi.copy]

J. Martin: Many Happy Returns, in: British Forces Network, #9 (1950)

Pierre Gazères: Les dialogues du jubilé Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, #41 (Feb.1950), p. 26-27 (R)

Carlos de Radzitzky: Louis Armstrong in Europe. Satchmo’s Belgian Diary, in: Jazz Journal, 3/1 (Jan.1950), p. 6 (short F/photos) [digi.copy]

Peter Tanner: Louis Armstrong – “That Lucky Old Sun” / “Blueberry Hill” (Brunswick 04372); “Maybe It’s Because” / “I’ll Keep the Lovelight Burning” (Brunswick 04380), in: Jazz Journal, 3/1 (Jan.1950), p. 9 (R) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Louis Armstrong’s Hot Five – “Cornet Chop Suey” / “Muskrat Ramble” (Columbia DB), in: Jazz Journal, 3/2 (Feb.1950), p. 9 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Apuntes para un retrato de Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Crisis (Spain), 1/6 (Mar.1950), p. 42, 46 (F)

NN: Knight Brings King Louis Tribute, in: Down Beat, 17/8 (21.Apr.1950), p. 2 (N/photo)

NN: Louis Armstrong and his Hot Seven – “Hotter Than That”; “That’s When I’ll Come Back to You” (Odeon), in: Anglo-German Swing Club News, #6 (Apr.1950) (R); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 151 (R) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Louis Armstrong – “I’ll Get Mine Bye” / “Hey Lawdy Mama” (Brunswick 04296); “Yes Suh” / “Do You Call That a Buddy” (Brunswick 04297); “Long, Long Ago” / “Is the Gloaming” (Brunswick 04397), in: Jazz Journal, 3/4 (Apr.1950), p. 6 (R) [digi.copy]

Olaf Syman & Jack Martin: Louis Armstrong’s Dixieland Seven – “Where the Blues Were Born in New Orleans”; “Mahogany Hall Stomp” (HMV), in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #7 (May 1950) (R); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 174 (R) [digi.copy]

Félix Manskleid: Portrait d’un demi-siècle. Satchmo fête son cinquantenaire, in: Jazz Hot, #45 (Jun.1950), p. 22 (F)

Louis Armstrong: Ulceratedly Yours, Louis Armstrong, in: Down Beat, 14.Jul.1950 (“I”); reprint, in: Down Beat, 61/7 (Jul.1994), p. 27 (“I”); reprint, in: Down Beat, 67/7 (Jul.2000), p. 36-37 (“I”); reprint, in: Frank Alkyer & Ed Enright (eds.): Down Beat. The Great Jazz Interviews. A 75th Anniversary Anthology, New York 2009 [book: Hal Leonard Books], p. 39-31 (“I”)

Alan P. Merriam & Robert J. Benford: Louis Armstrong. Bibliography, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 33-35 (Bibliography)

Albert J. McCarthy: Louis Armstrong. Discography, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 37-42 (D)

Bill Grauer: Louis Today, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 27 (F)

Bucklin Moon: Louis Armstrong. The Horn Behind the Blues, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 14 (F)

Charles Edward Smith: The Making of a King, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 19-21, 45-46 (F)

Fletcher Henderson: Louis Armstrong. He Made the Band Swing, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 15-16 (F/I)

George Avakian: Louis Armstrong – “I Mean the Jeebies”, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 22 (F)

George T. Simon: L (50th birthday), in: Metronome, 66/7 (Jul.1950), p. 15

Jack Martin: Many Happy Returns, in: Anglo-German Swing Club News Sheet, #9 (Jul.1950) (F); reprint, in: Horst Ansin & Marc Dröscher & Jürgen Foth & Gerhard Klußmeier (eds.): Anglo-German Swing Club. Als der Swing zurück nach Hamburg kam… Dokumente 1945-1952, Hamburg 2003 [book: Dölling und Galitz Verlag], p. 212 (F) [digi.copy]

Kay C. Thompson: Louis and the Waif’s Home. His Early Training Came “Back’o Jones”, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 8, 43 (F)

Lester Koenig: The Hot Five Sessions, by Kid Ory, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 17, 45 (F)

Louis Armstrong: Bunk Didn’t Teach Me, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 30 (“I”)

Louis Armstrong: Care of the Lip, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 20 (“I”)

Louis Armstrong: Joe Oliver Is Still King, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 10-11 (“I”)

Lucille Armstrong: Louis’ Favorite Dish. The Recipe for Red Beans and Rice, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 18 (F)

NN: From Louis’ Photo Album, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 28-29 (photo-F)

NN: Louis On the Spot. An Interview, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 23-24, 44 (I)

Orrin Keepnews: Louis Armstrontg. The Big Band Period, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 25-26 (F)

Peter Drew: Louis Armstrong. The Professional Viewpoint, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 31, 46-47 (F)

Rudi Blesh: On the Riverboats, in: The Record Changer, 9/6-7 (Jul/Aug.1950), p. 9, 43-44 (F)

George T. Simon: Louis Armstrong, in: Metronome, 66/8 (Aug.1950), p. 18-19

“mix”: Louis Armstrong – “La Vie en Rose”, “C’est Si Bon”, in: Down Beat, 17/19 (22.Sep.1950), p. 14 (R)

Pierre Belzeaux: Satchmo a fêté ses 50 ans, in: Jazz Hot, #47 (Sep.1950), p. 19 (F)

Barry Ulanov: History of Jazz. Part 4: Louis Armstrong, in: Metronome, 66/11 (Nov.1950), p. 14-15

Tallulah Bankhead: An Appreciation of Louis Armstrong, in: Flair, Nov.1950 (F); reprint, in: NN: Louis Armstrong and his Concert Group. The Ambassador of Jazz, USA 1958 [program booklet], p. 16-17 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong’s 50 Dixieland Jazz Classics for the Cornet, New York 1951 [book/sheet music: Melrose Music Corp.] (T: “Black Bottom Stomp”; “Bucktown Blues”; “Cafe Capers”; “The Chant”; “Chattanooga Stomp”; “Chicago Breakdown”; “Chimes Blues”; “Copenhagen”; “Dallas Stomp”; “Dead Man Blues”; “Dixieland Blues”; “Doctor Jazz”; “Eassy Rider”; “Frog-i-more Rag”; “Grace and Beauty”; “Grandpa’s Spell”; “High Society”; “Hot Notes”; “Jackass Blues”; “Jimtown Blues”; “Kansas City Stomp”; “King Porter Stomp”; “Livery Stable Blues”; “London Blues”; “Maple Leaf Rag”; “Milenburg Joys”; “Mr. Jelly Lord”; “Mobile Blues”; “New Orleans Stomp”; “Panama Blues”; “The Pearls”; “San Sue Strut”; “She’s Crying For Me”; “Sidewalk Blues”; “Slippery Elm”; “Snag It”; “Sobbin’ Blues”; “Spanish Shawl”; “Steamboat Stomp”; “Stomp Your Stuff”; “Sugar Babe”; “Sugar Foot Stomp”; “Tampeekoe”; “Tin Roof Blues”; “Tia Juana”; “29th & Dearborn”; “Wa Wa Wa”; “Weary Blues”; “Wolverine Blues”)

NN: Louis Armstrong & Louis Jordan – “Life Is So Peculiar” / “You Rascal You” (Decca 27212), in: Metronome, 67/1 (Jan.1951), p. 25 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong Packs ‘Em in at Local Nightclub, in: Los Angeles Sentinel, 12.Apr.1951, p. B3 (short F) [digi.copy]

Rudolf Ebel: Louis Armstrong – “Knee Drops” / Carroll Dickerson – “Savoyagers Stomp” (Odeon O-31807), in: Jazz Tempo, 1/1 (Apr.1951), p. 12 (R) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-Nachrichten. Armstrong am 9.8. in Nürnberg?, in: Jazz Tempo, 1/2 (May 1951), p. 16 (N) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz-Nachrichten. Film mit Armstrong, in: Jazz Tempo, 1/2 (May 1951), p. 16 (N: “The Strip”) [digi.copy]

Bill Grauer: Letter to Louis, in: The Record Changer, 10/6 (Jun.1951), p. 5 (F)

Carlos de Radzitzky: Deux concerts de Louis Armstrong en Long-Playing, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #56 (Jun.1951), p. 31, 33 (C)

NN: Gordon Jenkins. Armstrong’s Alter Ego, in: Metronome, 68/6 (Jun.1951), p. 16

NN: Louis Armstrong, in: VierViertel, 5/7 (Jul.1951), p. 30 (N: angekündigtes Deutschland-Gastspiel)

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 10 (N)

NN: Louis 1925-1947, in: Metronome, 67/8 (Aug.1951), p. 18-19, 33

NN: Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra – “I velieve” / “You don’t learn that in school” (HMV SG 285); “Linger in my arms a little longer, baby” / “Blues for yesterday” (HMV X 7716), in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 17 (R)

Ted Warner: Hört i Chicago, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/8 (Aug.1951), p. 14-15 (C)

NN: Personalien. Louis Armstrong, in: Der Spiegel. 17.Oct.1951, p. 24 (short F: Armstrong gets his lip balm through Hans Blüthner and Kurt Widmann) [digi.copy]

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York. Armstrong filmar flitigt, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/10 (Oct.1951), p. 10 (short F)

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Armstrong. Baby, jetzt kommt die Krone. Geliebte kleine Jazztrompete. Jazz-King Louis Armstrong, in: Der Spiegel, 5/48 (28.11.1951), p. 24-27, cover (F) [digi.copy]

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York. Okänd trombonist med Armstrong, in: Orkester Journalen, 19/11 (Nov.1951), p. 11 (short F)

NN: Louis Armstrong Plays New Years Show at Oasis, in: Los Angeles Sentinel, 27.Dec.1951, p. B7 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Wie sie wurden, was sie sind. Louis Armstrong, in: Hör Zu!, #49 (Dec.1951) (F); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 10/39 (2011), p. 22 (F) [digi.copy]

Sinclair Traill: Requiem for the All Stars, in: Jazz Journal, 4/12 (Dec.1951), p. 1-2 (F)

Art Buchwald: Paris – and People. ‘Satchmo’ Abroad, in: New York Herald Tribune, 1952 (F/I); reprint, in: NN: Louis Armstrong and his Concert Group. The Ambassador of Jazz, USA 1958 [program booklet], p. 19 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Barry Ulanov: Louis, in: Barry Ulanov: The History of Jazz in America, New York 1952 [book: The Viking Press], p. 87-97 (F) [digi.copy]

E.J.: Maturafeier mit Louis Armstrong, in: Podium, 4/55 (1952), p. 5

Erwin Kester: Trompete – Ausdruck schöpferischer Lebenskraft. Louis Armstrong musizierte im Frankfurter Althoffbau, in: Frankfurter Rundschau, 1952 (C) [digi.copy]

H. Redl: Louis Armstrong and his All-Stars, in: Podium, 4/53 (1952), p. 7

J. Vermont: Les concerts. La tournée Louis Armstrong, in: Jazz Hot, 18/72 (1952), p. 13-15

Joachim Ernst Berendt: Armstrong-Tournee. Künstlerisch sehr wertvoll, in: Melody Maker, 6/45 (1952), p. 25

Lil Armstrong: Comment j’ai connu Louis, in: Jazz Hot, 18/71 (1952), p. 10-11

Lil Armstrong: Lil Armstrong revit l’age d’or de Chicago, in: Jazz Hot, 18/72 (1952), p. 10ff.

Lucien Malson: Louis Armstrong, in: Lucien Malson: Que sais-je? Les maitres du jazz, Paris 1952 [book], p. 36-52 (F)

NN: Louis Armstrong kommt. New Orleans war enttäuscht, in: Podium, 4/56-57 (1952), p. 5

Rex Harris: Jazz, Harmondsworth, Essex 1952 [book: Penguin Books], p. 112-139 (F: chapter “The Great Individualists”)

NN: ‘Satchmo’ Hits With Top Tune In Career, in: Los Angeles Sentinel, 24.Jan.1952, p. B2 (short F) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis, Rhythmaires Join in Song, in: Down Beat, 19/3 (8.Feb.1952), p. 9 (N/photo)

Don Freeman: We’ll Get Along Without Hines’ Ego, Says Armstrong, in: Down Beat, 19/4 (22.Feb.1952), p. 3 (F/I)

J. Lee Anderson: Evolution of Jazz, in: Down Beat, 19/4 (22.Feb.1952), p. 18 (F: cartoon)

Ralph J. Gleason: Swingin’ at the Golden Gate. Going Back to Hawaii Every Year, Says Satch, in: Down Beat, 19/8 (18.Apr.1952), p. 5 (F/I) [digi.copy]

Claes Dahlgren: Nytt från New York. Armstrong på världsturné, in: Orkester Journalen, 20/4 (Apr.1952), p. 11 (short F)

John Lucas: Bix or Louis, in: The Record Changer, 11/4 (Apr.1952), p. 3, 10 (F)

NN: Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five – “Gut bucket blues” / “Yes I’m in the barrel” (Columbia D.B. 2978); Louis Armstrong and Gordon Jenkins – “That lucky old sun” / “Blueberry hill” (Decca BM 04372), in: Orkester Journalen, 20/4 (Apr.1952), p. 26 (R)

NN: Louis Armstrong – “You’re just in love” / “That’s what the man said” (Decca BM 31007), in: Orkester Journalen, 20/5 (May 1952), p. 22-23 (R)

NN: Personalien. Louis Armstrong, in: Der Spiegel, 9.Jul.1952, p. 24 (short F: British tour canceled because Armstrong supposedly doesn’t fill the halls) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald – “The frim fram sauce” / “A kiss to build a dream on” (Decca BM 31040), in: Orkester Journalen, 20/7 (Jul.1952), p. 19 (R)

NN: Louis Armstrong, in: VierViertel, 6/7 (Jul.1952), p. 30 (F/Konzertankündigung)

NN: The Mills Brothers with Louis Armstrong – “Cherry” / “Marie” (Decca BM 03065), in: Orkester Journalen, 20/8 (Aug.1952), p. 22 (R)

NN: Louis Armstrong en Europe, in: Jazz Hot, #69 (Sep.1952), p. 19 (N)

NN: Louis Armstrong kommt. Ein Wunschtraum der Jazzfreunde geht in Erfüllung, in: Das internationale Podium, #56/57 (Sep.1952), p. 5 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: New Orleans war enttäuscht, in: Das internationale Podium, #56/57 (Sep.1952), p. 5 (C) [digi.copy]

“L.O.”: Der König der Trompeter kommt. Louis Armstrong zum erstenmal in Deutschland, in: Die Neue Zeitung, 3.Oct.1952 (F); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 4/12 (2005), p. 25 (F) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong and Jenkins, in: Down Beat, 19/20 (8.Oct.1952), p. 1 (N/photo: Louis Armstrong, Gordon Jenkins)

Günter Schab: Louis mit der Trompete. Armstrong begann seine Deutschland-Tournee, in: Die Neue Zeitung, 13.Oct.1952 (C); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 4/12 (2005), p. 26 (C) [digi.copy]

“H.Ko.” Das Fest der Fans. Anmerkungen zum Gastspiel Louis Armstrongs, in: Die Neue Zeitung, 14.Oct.1952 (C); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 4/12 (2005), p. 27 (C) [digi.copy]

Jostein Nyhamar: Trolldom i trompeten. Jubel for Armstrong, in: Aktuell (Norway), 18.Oct.1952, p. 14-15, cover (C) [digi.copy]

John Hammond: Louis Travels Light, BG Needs Baggage, in: Down Beat, 19/21 (22.Oct.1952), p. 3, 19 (F)

NN: Armstrong On European Tour, in: Down Beat, 19/21 (22.Oct.1952), p. 1 (short F)

NN: Cover Subjects, in: Down Beat, 19/21 (22.Oct.1952),p.1, cover (N/cover)

NN: Louis Armstrong & Velma Middleton – “Baby It’s Cold Outside” / “That’s My Desire” (Decca), in: Down Beat, 19/21 (22.Oct.1952), p.11 (R)

Franz Heinrich: Armstrong in Deutschland, in: Jazz Revue, 3/10 (Oct.1952), p. 3 (C)

NN: Louis Armstrong ohne Illusion, in: vierViertel, 6/10 (Oct.1952), p. 4 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Satchmo ist endlich da! Termine der Armstrong-Konzerte festgelegt, in: Podium, Oct.1952 (short F/concert dates in Germany) [digi.copy]

NN: Armstrong-Tournee. Künstlerisch sehr wertvoll, in: Der Spiegel, 5.Nov.1952 (C); reprint, in: Swinging Hamburg Journal, 4/12 (2005), p. 28 (C) [digi.copy]

NN: Jazz. Armstrong-Tournee. Künstlerisch sehr wertvoll, in: Der Spiegel, 5.Nov.1952, p. 25 (F/C: in Germany) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong – “I Laughed At Love” / “Takes Two to Tango” (Decca), in: Down Beat, 19/22 (5.Nov.1952), p. 10 (R)

NN: Wild Crowds, Broken Records Greet Armstrong Abroad Again, in: Down Beat, 19/23 (19.Nov.1952), p. 1 (F: Armstrong in Stockholm, Copenhagen, France)

“h.w.”: Louis Armstrong – ein Erlebnis! Erste Podium-Reise ein voller Erfolg, in: Podium, Nov.1952 (C: Munich, Germany) [digi.copy]

“S.B.”: Trotz allem: Bravo Satchmo! Armstrongs Spiel überstrahlte alle Mängel dieses Gastspiels, in: Podium, Nov.1952 (C) [digi.copy]

Carlos de Radzitzky: Louis Armstrong à Bruxelles, in: Jazz Hot [Hot Club Magazine (Belgium)], #71 (Nov.1952), p. 35 (C)

Louis Armstrong: Extraits de “Ma Nouvelle Orleans”, in: Jazz Hot, #71 (Nov.1952), p. 12-14 (excerpt from Armstrong’s book)

NN: In Person. Louis Armstrong, Paramount Theatre, New York, in: Metronome, 68/11 (Nov.1952), p. 11 (C)

NN: Louis Armstrong’s Deutschland-Tournee, in: Die Gonmdel, Nov.1952 (short C) [digi.copy]

NN: Louis Armstrong & Gordon Jenkins – “White Christmas” / “Winter Wonderland