Louis Armstrong (August 1901 – July nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, Louisiana c. He was a popular musician. He played mostly jazz music. (The most popular genre of the
Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. Nicknamed "The Empress of the Blues", Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the and She is regarded as one of the greatest singers of her era and a major influence on many blues and jazz vocalists.