The Platinum Collection by Louis Armstrong
If you or a friend love jazz music you will certainly have heard of the great Louis Armstrong or Sachmo as he was known to his friends and fans. He was an American Jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
This man, almost singlehandedly, shaped the style of Jazz with his distinctive gravelly voice and his amazing trumpet playing. In fact, he could quite easily be called the world’s greatest, most famous and most influential trumpet player.
He recorded his music as a solo artist as well as collaborating with other great singing and musical artists of his time, such as Bing Crosby, Barrett Deems, Louis Jordan, Velma Middleton, Johnny Williams, and Ella Fitzgerald.
Many of his songs are household favorites and have been recorded by other singers to the extent that very few people actually realize that Satchmo originally performed these before anyone else. “The Platinum Collection” sung and played by Louis Armstrong is a vinyl triple record album showcasing many of Armstrong’s famous and not so famous songs.
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The LP disks themselves look really special being made from white vinyl, but it isn’t until the listener starts to hear each track that they realize what a classic and impressive lineup of songs are contained within these three disks.
There are also favorites made famous by Armstrong as well as other singers such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Examples of these well-known songs include: ‘Mack the Knife’; ‘Cheek to Cheek’; ‘When You’re Smiling’; ‘Lazy Bones’; ‘A Fine Romance’; and so many more.
Classic music for classy people
Great gift for any occasion
This is a once in a lifetime collection of superb music from one of the world’s greatest jazz singers and trumpeters.
This is a treat that is not to be missed by anyone who enjoys good and solid traditional jazz, performed by some of the greatest.