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Floyd Levin with Louis Armstrong
|Born||September 24, 1922|
|Died||January 29, 2007|
Floyd Levin (September 24, 1922 - January 29, 2007) was a jazz historian and writer whose articles were published in many magazines, including Down Beat, Jazz Journal International, American Rag, and Metronome.
He received several awards for his work, including the Leonard Feather Communicator Award, given annually by the Los Angeles Jazz Society. He is the author of Classic Jazz: A Personal View of the Music and the Musicians which chronicles his first-hand encounters with many jazz musicians such as: Benny Carter, Barney Bigard, Artie Shaw, James P. Johnson and Louis Armstrong.
- "Floyd Levin, 84; influential jazz journalist and historian" Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 11 June 2013.
- Floyd Levin NAMM Oral History Interview (2002)
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