WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN
Marching Band in New Orleans
Musicians marching in a parade while playing brass and other instruments
Famous African-American Jazz Trumpeter from New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Musicians playing in the streets of the famous French Quarter in New Orleans
Clap, sing, or play along with the rhythm cards!
Listen to this recording of "When the Saints Go In" performed by the legendary jazz musician Louis Armstrong.
How can you tell when the musicians are taking solos?
How would you describe how the musicians are playing together after their solos?
LOUIS ARMSTRONG: AN ICONIC JAZZ MUSICIAN
"When the Saints Go Marching In" has its roots in New Orleans, Louisiana, which is the birthplace of one of the most famous jazz musicians named Louis Armstrong. He played both the cornet and the trumpet. Louis Armstrong and the jazz classic "When the Saints Go Marching in" are both "iconic," meaning that they are highly respected by the world.