Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 April 2011

208 Pages | 46 musical examples

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195388404

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Louis Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings

Brian Harker

Oxford Studies in Recorded Jazz

  • First book to examine innovations in Armstrong's Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings in full musical and historical context
  • Provides detailed analysis of several early recordings
  • Demonstrates how Armstrong helped change the nature of instrumental jazz in the twenties