Tuesday, November 9 at 6 PM, via Zoom
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Renowned Jazz Flautist, Galen Abdur-Razzaq, will lead a lecture/performance about the history of women in Jazz!
Women have been involved in jazz since the early 1920s, not just as vocalist, but as instrumentalists, composers and arrangers. An understanding of jazz would not be complete without highlighting the influence and contributions of women—women such as Bessie Smith, Valaida Snow, Mildred Bailey, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughn.