Louis Armstrong: 'The Trumpeter'
Broadcast: August 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Before Louis Armstrong ever sang a duet with Ella Fitzgerald or Bing Crosby, there was just a lanky young man with a bright, beautiful horn.
That young man transformed the trumpet into a solo instrument capable of astonishing range and lyrical beauty.
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