Even the greatest needed a mentor.
Louis Armstrong is known for his brilliant artistry. Long before he was wowing audiences, he was a child in New Orleans. He was black, growing up in the segregated south, living in one of the roughest neighborhoods of Nola. Thankfully for Louis and for all of us, the music educator Peter Davis saw his potential. Here is a great clip of the mentor and student reconnected all these years later. It’s a reminder that even the greatest needed a mentor.