There’s not much for me to say about my jazz artist selection this week that hasn’t already been said for many, many years — during the time before and after he’s been gone.

If I were to give this week a “theme” based on how I’m starting it today, it would have to be “giants week.”  After all, how many jazz musicians served as a worldwide ambassador for so many years and were accepted almost as royalty the way this one was during a period of history when way too many otherwise looked down upon people of his race?

Here’s Louis Armstrong.

English: Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter Franç...
English: Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter Français : Le trompetiste et chanteur de jazz Louis Armstrong. Türkçe: 20. yüzyılın en önemli müzisyenlerinden Louis Armstrong trompet çalarken (1953). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

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