Synopses & Reviews
Mary Lou Williams was one of the giants of jazz, yet her name is barely known outside the circles of jazz criticism. With this insightful biography, Dahl restores the pianist, arranger, and composer to her rightful place in the pantheon of jazz greats. of photos.
Discography: Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
About the Author
Linda Dahl has written frequently about jazz. Her previous book on the subject, Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen, was widely hailed as groundbreaking when it was published in 1984. She lives in Brewster, New York, with her husband and daughter.