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Jazz Musician of the Day: Lil Hardin Armstrong

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Lil Hardin Armstrong
All About Jazz is celebrating Lil Hardin Armstrong's birthday today!

Lil Hardin helped introduce America to jazz music. She was a dedicated jazz pianist, who established a reputation as “Hot Miss Lil," one of the few female band ensemble members of the 1920’s. She played on many of the first jazz recordings ever made and she wrote many of the early songs of the jazz era. Though she might be identified in the jazz world as the wife of Louis Armstrong, she was much more than that... Read more.

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