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James Stewart poses with the jazz greats who appear with him in The Glenn Miller Story. Top: Ben Pollack, Gene Krupa, Louis Armstrong, Stewart, Murray McEachern and Babe Russin. Botttom: Trummy Young, Cozy Cole, Barney Bigard and Arvell Shaw

Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops (1901-1971) - American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday,1946

Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, and Louis Armstrong. From a magazine ad for 'High Society', 1956.

louis armstrong and billie holiday, 1940s

Mr. Armstrong

Etta James.

Louis Armstrong, Paris, France, 1960. S)

Bessie Smith

Louis Armstrong | Photograph: Anton Bruehl

Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa! The two greatest jazz drummers...period

What a wonderful world - LOUIS ARMSTRONG.

Miles Davis, Monterey Jazz Festival, 1964

Louis Amstrong and Marlene Dietrich

Louie Armstrong. Jazz started its magnificent rise in the '20's. Jazz was a major influence on art of the time. Armstrong, along with many others, started a music movement that is today thought of as the golden era of American jazz.

Duke Ellington

Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald

Etta James - 25 janvier 1938

Stan Getz (1927 - 1991), the American jazz saxophonist and composer who helped to make popular the 'bossa nova' style of jazz. (Photo by Aubrey Hart/Getty Images)