Satchmo The Wonderful World and Art of Louis Armstrong
The Wonderful World and Art of Louis Armstrong
By Steven Brower
Foreword by Hilton Als
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2009
  • Price: $37.50
  • Trim Size: 9 12 x 10 12
  • ISBN: 0-8109-9528-X
  • EAN: 9780810995284
  • Page Count: 256
  • Illustrations: 200 full-color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World/All

Jazz musician Louis Armstrong's creative juices didn't only flow when on stage. In this intimate treasury, fans will uncover Satchmo's passion for visual art through the dozens of collages he made throughout his career. This intriguing look at the jazz great also includes never-before-published letters, writings, and photographs.

About the author

Steven Brower is a seasoned writer and designer, and creator of the award-winning book Woody Guthrie Artworks. He currently teaches design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Hilton Als is a staff writer for the New Yorker. He is the author of The Women, and was the recipient of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism in 2002-03.