LOUIS ARMSTRONG'S BLACK & BLUES
- Cultural History, Music, Portrait, and Biography
“Louis Armstrong's Black & Blues” offers an intimate and revealing look at the world-changing musician, presented through a lens of archival footage and never-before-heard home recordings and personal conversations. This definitive documentary, directed by Sacha Jenkins, honors Armstrong's legacy as a founding father of jazz, one of the first internationally known and beloved stars, and a cultural ambassador of the United States. The film shows how Armstrong’s own life spans the shift from the Civil War to the Civil Rights movement, and how he became a lightning rod figure in that turbulent era.
- Running time
- 106 minutes
- Kelly Andersen ... Archival Research
- Prod. Co.
- Imagine Documentaries
- United States
- Release year
- Music Documentary Award - IDA
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