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Publisher Comments:

Mary Lou Williams—pianist, arranger, composer, and probably the most influential woman in the history of jazz—receives the attention she has long deserved in this definitive biography.

Synopsis:

"Imagine a pianist playing concerts with Benny Goodman and Cecil Taylor in successive years (1977-78). That pianist was Mary Lou Williams. In a career which spanned over fifty years, Mary was always on the cutting edge."--Bob Jacobsen, www.allaboutjazz

Description:

Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.

About the Author

Linda Dahl writes frequently about jazz. Her groundbreaking book Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen was published in 1984.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520228726
Author:
Dahl, Linda
Publisher:
University of California Press
Location:
Berkeley
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Women
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Pianists
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Pianists -- United States.
Subject:
Williams, Mary Lou
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
bk. 2
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
43 b/w photographs
Pages:
471
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.5 in 1.13 lb

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