Louis Armstrong was known for playing his trumpet. He played mostly jazz music and became a well-known jazz player. He played very often and for a long time over fifty years. He began in the 1920s and played until the 1960s. He died in 1971. Just like Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald was known for her jazz music.
She sang beautifully. She also sang during the time that Louis Armstrong played. She was influenced by Louis Armstrong because she would listen to his music. Armstrong and Fitzgerald met when they began collaborating together. Norman Granz decided that it would be good if the two of them got together and created songs together. Both agreed and Armstrong and Fitzgerald were known for playing jazz together.
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong met at the new Capitol in Hollywood, for a recording session. They wanted to record as much as they could, and eleven songs were recorded in just one day. Most of the songs were downtempo. The material was obtained from show tunes and Fred Astaire musicals from the Great Depression.
They made beautiful music together. Armstrong's scat singing livened up Ella's vocals. Ella and Louis became internationally recognized in the world of jazz. The two of them teaming up demonstrated that two black performers could sing show tunes.