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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald - 100% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Vocals Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Easy Listening Soundtracks R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts Musicals & The Arts Jazz Big Band & Swing Blues Dance Documentaries Drama Music & Radio Television Vocals World Music
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Ella Jane Fitzgerald, 25 April 1917, Newport News, Virginia, USA, d. 15 June 1996, Beverly Hills, California, USA. Following the disappearance of her father, Fitzgerald was taken to Yonkers, New York by her mother and her new man Joseph da Silva. At school she sang with a glee club and showed early promise, but preferred dancing to singing. Even so, chronic shyness militated Read more

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee - 80% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Vocals Pop / Rock Jazz Holiday & Seasonal Musicals & The Arts Easy Listening Drama Children's Music Kids & Family Music & Radio Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Soundtracks Television Dance Documentaries Blues Blues Jazz War
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Norma Deloris Egstrom, 26 May 1920, Jamestown, North Dakota, USA, d. 21 January 2002, California, USA. Peggy Lee was of Scandinavian descent, her grandparents being Swedish and Norwegian immigrants. She endured a difficult childhood and her mother died when she was four; when her father remarried she experienced a decidedly unpleasant relationship with her stepmother. Her fa Read more

Cole Porter - 73% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Soundtracks Vocals Jazz Easy Listening Drama Pop / Rock
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9 June 1891, Peru, Indiana, USA, d. 15 October 1964, Santa Monica, California, USA. One of the outstanding composers and lyricists of the twentieth century, Porter was born into a rich family, and studied music from an early age. In his teens he excelled in many academic subjects, and wrote songs and played the piano for his own amusement - activities he later pursued at Yal Read more

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington - 73% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Drama Vocals Music & Radio Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Big Band & Swing Vocals Action & Adventure Blues Blues Dance Documentaries Television Musicals & The Arts Mystery / Thriller
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Edward Kennedy Ellington, 29 April 1899, Washington, DC, USA, d. 24 May 1974, New York City, New York, USA. Ellington began playing piano as a child but, despite some local success, took up a career as a sign-painter. In his teens he continued to play piano, studied harmony, composed his first tunes and was generally active in music in Washington. Among his childhood friends Read more

Horace Silver - 73% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Jazz Blues
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Horace Ward Martin Tavares Silva, 2 September 1928, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA. Silver studied piano and tenor saxophone at school, settling on the former instrument for his professional career. Early influences included Portuguese folk music (from his father), blues and bop. He formed a trio for local gigs which included backing visiting musicians. One such visitor, Stan Get Read more

Nat "King" Cole

Nat "King" Cole - 73% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Vocals Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Musicals & The Arts Jazz Vocals War Westerns Action & Adventure Spoken Word Television Pop / Rock
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Nathaniel Adams Coles, 17 March 1919 (although 1916 and 1917 have also been cited), Montgomery, Alabama, USA, d. 15 February 1965, Santa Monica, California, USA. Cole was born into a family that was both deeply religious and intensely musical. He learned to play piano at home when only four years old through his mother, Perlina Adams Coles, and, later, played organ at the ch Read more

Sonny Rollins - 73% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Easy Listening Music & Radio Blues Comedy
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Theodore Walter Rollins, 7 September 1929, New York City, New York, USA. Although an older brother played violin and, at the age of nine, he took piano lessons, Rollins was destined for the saxophone. In 1944 he played alto saxophone in high school and when he left in 1947 he began gigging round New York on tenor. His first inspiration was Coleman Hawkins, but he was well aw Read more

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman - 70% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz Kids & Family Music & Radio Holiday & Seasonal Classical Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals World Music
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Benjamin David Goodman, 30 May 1909, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 20 June 1986, New York City, New York, USA. Born into a large, impoverished family of immigrants, Goodman experienced hard times while growing up. Encouraged by his father to learn a musical instrument, Goodman and two of his brothers took lessons; as the youngest and smallest he learned to play the clarinet. Th Read more

Glenn Miller - 66% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals Drama Easy Listening Documentaries Soundtracks Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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1 March 1905, Clarinda, Iowa, USA, d. 15 December 1944. Miller was the first artist to be credited with a million-selling disc (for ‘Chattanooga Choo Choo’), and was the toast of North American popular music during World War II for his uniformed orchestra’s fusion of sober virtuosity, infectious dance rhythms and varied intonation of brass and woodwind. In Mil Read more

Count Basie

Count Basie - 63% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Blues Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Vocals Musicals & The Arts Big Band & Swing Documentaries Easy Listening Pop / Rock Television War
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William Allen Basie, 21 August 1904, Red Bank, New Jersey, USA, d. 26 April 1984, Hollywood, California, USA. Band leader and pianist Basie grew up in Red Bank, just across the Hudson River from New York City. His mother gave him his first lessons at the piano, and he used every opportunity to hear the celebrated kings of New York keyboard - James P. Johnson, Willie ‘Th Read more

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra - 63% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Vocals Drama Pop / Rock Musicals & The Arts Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Vocals Easy Listening Comedy Action & Adventure Big Band & Swing Documentaries Mystery / Thriller War Television Music & Radio Jazz Soundtracks Westerns Movies & TV Dance Vintage Hollywood Pop / Rock
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Francis Albert Sinatra, 12 December 1915, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, d. 15 May 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA. After working for a time in the office of a local newspaper, The Jersey Observer, Frank Sinatra decided to pursue a professional career as a singer. Already an admirer of Bing Crosby, he was impelled to pursue this course after attending a 1933 Crosby concert, an Read more

Billie Holiday - 62% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Jazz Vocals Pop / Rock Blues Easy Listening Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Soundtracks Blues Holiday & Seasonal Big Band & Swing Jazz Music & Radio
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Eleanor(a) Harris, 7 April 1915, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 17 July 1959, New York City, New York, USA. ‘Lady Day’ taught herself to sing during her early teens in Baltimore, Maryland, where she was brought up until moving to New York in 1929. Factual inaccuracies and elements of myth and exaggeration have clouded the picture of her formative years despite Read more

Dean Martin

Dean Martin - 57% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Pop / Rock Westerns Jazz Television Easy Listening Musicals & The Arts Action & Adventure Drama Music Videos & Concerts Vocals R&B / Soul Mystery / Thriller Dance Movie Magazines Music & Radio
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Dino Paul Crocetti, 7 June 1917, Steubenville, Ohio, USA, d. 25 December 1995, Beverly Hills, California, USA. An extremely popular ballad singer and light comedian with a relaxed and easy style, who developed into an accomplished dramatic actor. After leaving school in the tenth grade, he worked as a shoe-shine boy and a gas station attendant before becoming an ‘amateu Read more

Louis Prima - 54% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Jazz Vocals Pop / Rock Big Band & Swing Blues Easy Listening R&B / Soul Holiday & Seasonal
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7 December 1911, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 24 August 1978, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. A trumpeter, band leader, singer and composer, Prima was the son of Italian immigrant parents. He was educated at Jesuit High School, and studied the violin for several years under Hemmersback, before switching to the trumpet. At the age of 17, inspired by jazz greats such as Louis Read more

Perry Como

Perry Como - 54% match to Louis Armstrong

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Vocals Easy Listening Jazz Musicals & The Arts Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Big Band & Swing Vocals Soundtracks Television Comedy Country & Bluegrass Dance
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Pierino Como, 18 May 1912, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 12 May 2001, Jupiter Inlet Beach Colony, Florida, USA. Como was an accomplished popular singer with a warm baritone voice, whose repertoire included ballads, novelty numbers and singalongs. Born into a large Italian-American family in Canonsburg, he left his home town barber shop in 1933 and toured with the local b Read more

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