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5/19/2008 5:06:10 PM

Tags: Crossover Art, Collage

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong never stopped making art. Not only was he one of the most accomplished jazz musicians of all time, he was also an avid collage artist. The latest issue of the Paris Review showcases three examples of Satchmo's collages, described as “a visual outlet for his improvisational genius.”



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