New Orleans To Chicago with Louis Armstrong

Jazz, music of dance and celebration, was born in New Orleans at the end of the nineteenth century. It is interpreted by african-Americans.
Orchestras are Marching Band which quickly include piano, double bass and drums to play inside.
The drum set, the association of drums and cymbals is an instrument invented by jazzmen.
First recordings of Jazz are made in Chicago. The very first is the work of the Original Dixieland Jass Band, an orchestra of white musicians.
The first masters of Jazz are trumpeters : Buddy Bolden, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong.
Louis Armstrong, trumpeter and singer, is the big boss of jazz. He gave to jazz its codes.
His introduction to "West End Blues" will be the emblem of jazz to come.
From New Orleans to Chicago & Louis Armstrong at BJazz