Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong - Volume IV: Louis Armstrong And Earl Hines (1989)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Sept. 30, 2017
Louis Armstrong - Volume IV: Louis Armstrong And Earl Hines (1989)

Louis Armstrong - Volume IV: Louis Armstrong And Earl Hines (1989)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 208.92 Mb | 57:51 | Covers
Dixieland Jazz | Country: USA | Label: Columbia ‎– CK 45142

It can easily be argued that Louis Armstrong was at his most advanced during the 1928 recordings that featured him with the Savoy Ballroom Five. Constantly challenged by the equally adventurous pianist Earl Hines, Armstrong is consistently remarkable throughout the 18 selections that are on this CD. First there are three tracks with big bands during 1927-1928 ("Chicago Breakdown," "Symphonic Raps," and "Savoyagers' Stomp") that also include Hines; then the chronology picks up where Vol. 3 left off. The startling "West End Blues" (with its classic trumpet cadenza) was always Armstrong's personal favorite recording, "Weather Bird" is a hair-raising duet with Hines, and other highlights include "Sugar Foot Strut," "Beau Koo Jack," and the earliest recorded versions of "Basin Street Blues" and "St. James Infirmary."

Louis Armstrong - Hello, Louis! The Hit Years (1963-1969) (2010)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Sept. 13, 2017
Louis Armstrong - Hello, Louis! The Hit Years (1963-1969) (2010)

Louis Armstrong - Hello, Louis! The Hit Years (1963-1969) (2010)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 01:51:08 | 738 Mb
Jazz, Swing, Traditional Pop | Label: Universal Music LLC, Verve Records

On December 3, 1963, at age 62, when most folks are thinking about retirement, Louis Armstrong recorded the sprightly "Hello, Dolly!," the title song for a Broadway show. Thus began a six year-long series of recordings that brought arguably most important 20th Century musician back into the limelight and, in fact, gave him his greatest recording successes ever.
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis Again (1957) [Analogue Productions, Remastered 2012] Audio CD Layer

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis Again (1957) [Remastered 2012]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 216 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 106 Mb | Scans included | 00:44:18
Vocal Jazz, Standarts, Vocal Pop | Label: Analogue Productions, Verve | # CVRJ 4017 SA

Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound from the original master tapes to vinyl and PCM. There isn't much one can say about an album whose title is Ella And Louis Again. The "again" obviously means they've already done one album together and beyond that, what can you say about two people like Ella and Louis? I doubt that there's anyone today who loves music, who doesn't know Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong. The backing, with the Oscar Peterson Trio and Louis Bellson substituting for Buddy Rich, remains, as in the first album, quiet, discreet, swinging.
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis (1956) [Analogue Productions, Remastered 2011]

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella and Louis (1956) [Remastered 2011]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 256 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 131 Mb | Scans included | 00:54:12
Vocal Jazz, Standarts, Vocal Pop | Label: Analogue Productions, Verve | # CVRJ 4003 SA

Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound from the original master tapes to vinyl and PCM. The very fact that America's biggest jazz label called one of their albums quite simply Ella and Louis indicates that we are talking about something very special here. And surely enough has been said - "Satchmo" and the grande dame of jazz certainly need no further introduction. In the '50s just the mere mention of their forenames was enough to light up the eyes of jazz fans. A glance at the track list reveals that tranquility rules the day: wild stomps and improvised scats will neither be sought nor missed. Of prime importance to the jazz ballad is a feeling of "letting oneself drift" in the inspiration which gushes forth from the minds of genial American songwriters. This is no contest - for the artists all pursue a common goal with extreme sensitiveness. The background combo, made up of first-class musicians and led by Oscar Peterson, performs with great concentration and almost obtrusive unobtrusiveness.

Louis Armstrong - Satchmo: Ambassador Of Jazz (10CDs, 2011)  Music

Posted by Discograf_man at April 14, 2017
Louis Armstrong - Satchmo: Ambassador Of Jazz (10CDs, 2011)

Louis Armstrong - Satchmo: Ambassador Of Jazz (10CDs, 2011)
New Orleans Jazz | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1,63 Gb
Label: Universal Music

This 10-CD set is as good a compendium of the genius of Louis Armstrong as anyone could wish for. It’s all here: the early years with the King Oliver and Fletcher Henderson bands, the glorious period of the Hot Fives and Sevens, the big band recordings of the Thirties, the collaborations with contemporaries such as Ella Fitzgerald. Then there are the later recordings, when Satchmo’s celebrity empowered him to soar over many political and racial divides. There’s also a fascinating unreleased Hollywood Bowl concert from 1956, a CD of “out-takes” from recording sessions, and a revealing interview with Dan Morgenstern.
Louis Armstrong & King Oliver - Louis Armstrong and King Oliver (1923-1924) {Milestone 0002521847172 5 rel 1992}

Louis Armstrong & King Oliver - Louis Armstrong and King Oliver (1923-1924) {Milestone 0002521847172 5 rel 1992}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 188 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 139 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 26 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1923-24, 1992 Milestone / Fantasy / Universal | 0002521847172
Jazz / Early Jazz / New Orleans Jazz / Trumpet

Louis Armstrong's tenure as second cornetist to the great King Oliver is one of jazz history's legendary apprenticeships, on par with the one Miles Davis served with Charlie Parker or Stephane Grappelli's with Django Reinhardt. Sadly, only a handful of recordings survive from this formative period in Armstrong's career. This LP features 18 of King Oliver's 1923 recordings with Armstrong, as well as a bonus appendix consisting of seven tracks recorded in 1924 by the Red Onion Jazz Babies under Armstrong's sole leadership (and featuring, on one number, a very young Alberta Hunter). The performances are as red-hot as you'd expect, and include two King Oliver and Jelly Roll Morton duets.
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella & Louis Again (1957) Repost

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella & Louis Again (1957)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | 1995 | Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, UDCD 2-651 | ~ 272 or 215 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 25 Mb
Jazz, Contemporary Jazz

Recorded in 1957, Ella & Louis Again re-teams Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong after the success of their first album and a popular series of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl the previous year. Stylistically, Fitzgerald and Armstrong had very different histories; he started out in Dixieland before branching out into classic jazz and swing, whereas Fitzgerald started out as a swing-oriented big-band vocalist before becoming an expert bebopper…
Louis Armstrong - The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 (2000) {2CD Definitive Records DRCD11166}

Louis Armstrong - The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 (2000) {2CD Definitive Records DRCD11166}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 529 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 293 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 32 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1940-49, 2000 Definitive Records / Disconforme | DRCD11166 / DRCD11172
Jazz / Early Jazz / Big Band / Swing / Vocal Jazz / Trumpet

The 43 tracks that make up the first part of the The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes 1940-1949 of Louis Armstrong are remarkable not only for the outstanding performances they reflect, but for the many settings Armstrong recorded in during the era. While none of this material will come as a surprise to collectors, those who are starting to check out Armstrong's post-New Orleans period would do themselves a favor in scoping this collection because the Decca years, even more so than his long tenure with Verve, showcase Armstrong at the pinnacle of American popular music, and that that music happens to be jazz is even more revelatory.

Louis Armstrong - 24 Chefs D'Cueuvres (2003)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Dec. 8, 2016
Louis Armstrong - 24 Chefs D'Cueuvres (2003)

Louis Armstrong - 24 Chefs D'Cueuvres (2003)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 198 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 187 Mb
Scans (PNG, 300 dpi) ~ 24 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Swing, Dixieland | Saga Jazz #981 064-2

24-bit remastered French exclusive compilation is packaged in a well designed digipak. 24 tracks performed by Louis Armstrong with various ensembles, His Hot Five, His Hot Seven, His Orchestra, Savoy Ballroom Five & others.

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella & Louis Christmas (2016)  Music

Posted by funkerman at Nov. 26, 2016
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella & Louis Christmas (2016)

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Ella & Louis Christmas (2016)
Vocal Jazz, Christmas | MP3 320 kbps | 62:02 | ~137 Mb
Label: UMG Recordings | Tracks: 20 | Rls.date: 2016

Swing into Christmas with this collection of Yuletide classics from the legendary Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong! Have a swingin' Christmas with vintage recordings from two of the most memorable voices in jazz.