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Sit Back and Enjoy Two All-Time American Greats This Independence Week: Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

At the Rocky Mountains Coaches Hot Seat Central on Monday night we had in some up-and-coming jazz musicians that “tore it up” but as always it is hard to top the Greats Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.

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During this week of Celebration of America Independence and more importantly the Founding of the American Republic sit back and enjoy two All-Time American Greats….

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Monday, July 2, 2013 – Louis Armstrong

Coaches Hot Seat NFL Quotes of the Day – Monday, July 2, 2013 – Louis Armstrong


“What we play is life.”

And

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.”

And

“I never tried to prove nothing, just wanted to give a good show. My life has always been my music, it’s always come first, but the music ain’t worth nothing if you can’t lay it on the public. The main thing is to live for that audience, ’cause what you’re there for is to please the people.”

And

“My whole life, my whole soul, my whole spirit is to blow that horn…”

And

“We all do ‘do, re, mi,’ but you have got to find the other notes yourself.”

And

“There are some people that if they don’t know, you can’t tell them.”

And

“There is no such thing as ‘on the way out’ as long as you are still doing something interesting and good; you’re in the business because you’re breathing”

And

“All music is folk music, I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song”

And

“There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.”

And

“He was the only musician who ever lived, who can’t be replaced by someone.” Bing Crosby on Louis Armstrong

And

“He was born poor, died rich, and never hurt anyone along the way.” Duke Ellington on Louis Armstrong

Wikipedia:  Louis Armstrong

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