[Dixielandjazz] Was Louis Armstrong the greatest?

Robert S. Ringwald robert at ringwald.com
Sat Nov 3 13:35:35 PDT 2007

 Robert Smith wrote:

> Not in the opinion of Jelly Roll Morton.
> He ranked Freddy Keppard first, Buddy Petit second, King Oliver third, and 
> Louis Armstrong fourth, but he does say that they were all great men. This 
> is taken

I disagree with Morton.  Armstrong was the greatest!

--Bob Ringwald


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