Details: This poster shows a black and white photo of Louis Armstrong by Ted Williams. He is playing his trumpet. At the bottom it says Louis Armstrong. Ted Williams Photography.
Louis Armstrong (4 August 1901 - July 6, 1971) (also known by the nicknames Satchmo, for satchel-mouth, and Pops) was an American jazz musician. Armstrong was a charismatic, innovative performer whose musical skills and bright personality transformed jazz from a rough regional dance music into a popular art form. He first achieved fame as a trumpeter, but toward the end of his career he was known as a vocalist and an influential jazz singer.