April 18 Jazz Artist of the Day: Lil Hardin Armstrong


Lil Hardin Armstrong, jazz musician, vocalist, composer and arranger is April 18 Jazz Artist of the Day.  Read about this second wife of Louis Armstrong below:

Red Hot Jazz: http://www.redhotjazz.com/lil.html

About.com: http://womenshistory.about.com/od/musicjazzblues/a/lil_armstrong.htm

All Music: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/lil-armstrong-mn0000266436

River Walk Jazz: http://riverwalkjazz.stanford.edu/program/behind-every-great-man-lil-hardin-and-louis-armstrong

Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Lil_Hardin_Armstrong.aspx

All About Jazz: http://musicians.allaboutjazz.com/lilhardinarmstrong

Susan Fleet: http://archives.susanfleet.com/documents/lilhardin.html

Music: “It’s Murder”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atkxCwt_pmM; “The Pearls”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NeWjL7NZ2U; “Doin’ The Suzie Q”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1iOUQ_YIYQ


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