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Everyday, somewhere, a trumpet or cornet player tries to render an emulation of Louis Armstrong playing the West End Blues. The version featured here is one of the older examples of Louis Armstrong playing the tune, probably with his Hot Seven in the 1930's. Louis used the tune regularly in concerts. It is his introduction and first chorus are copied verbatim by better practioners of traditional New Orleans Jazz in the US and around the world making this likely the… read more

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