Lil Hardin-Armstrong

Real Name:Lillian Hardin-Armstrong

American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, singer and bandleader (b. February 3, 1898 in Memphis, Tennessee – d. August 27, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois).

Played with Freddie Keppard, King Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Henry Allen, Zutty Singleton, and many others. She also led her own groups, (Lil Armstrong And Her Dixielanders and Lil Armstrong And Her Swing Band). Lil Hardin-Armstrong was Louis Armstrong's second wife (and he was her second husband). They married in 1924 and divorced in 1938.

Composed "Struttin' With Some Barbecue," "Bad Boy," "Just For A Thrill," "Perdido Street Blues," "The King Of The Zulu's", which is often miscredited to Louis Armstrong.

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Aliases:Lil Hardin
In Groups:Johnny Dodds And His Chicago Boys, Johnny Dodds Trio, Johnny Dodds Washboard Band, King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band, King Oliver's Jazz Band, Lil "Brown Gal" Armstrong And Her All-Star Band, Lil "Hardin" Armstrong's Hardin-Aires, Lil Armstrong & Her Orchestra, Lil Armstrong And Her Dixielanders, Lil Armstrong And Her Swing Band, Lil Armstrong's Continental Band, Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five, Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, New Orleans Bootblacks, New Orleans Wanderers, Sidney Bechet And His Trio, The Harlem Blues Serenaders, The Red Onion Jazz Babies, The Riffers
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