It happened in music: Satchmo’s hot list

Louis ArmstrongOn this date in 1925, Louis Armstrong recorded the first of his Hot Five recordings, laying the foundation of the rhythmic and improvisational aspects of jazz. His mastery of the trumpet combined with his iconic vocal style makes him one of the most recognizable jazz musicians of all time.

Today’s playlist contains all the tracks from both the Hot Five and Hot Seven. Take part in the fun and add your own Louis classics to the mix.