9 thoughts on “ How High The Moon - Mary Lou Williams - The First Lady In Jazz 1927-1957 (CD)

  • Jun 24,  · Mary Lou Williams - Greatest Hits (FULL ALBUM) Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, – May 28, ) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer.
  • Our Jazz for Young People series continues with an hour-long, interactive celebration of composer, arranger, and pianist Mary Lou Williams (–). Families will learn the inspiring tale of a young woman who realized her dreams through determination, imagination, incredible talent, and a .
  • Nov 18,  · by Jazz Everyday! Don't Blame Me by Mary Lou Williams - Topic. MARY LOU WILLIAMS - Willow Weep For Me Mary Lou Williams - How High The Moon - by JazzyBernard.
  • The long-awaited reissue of Mary Lou Williams's magnum opus of religious jazz: Mary Lou's Mass. Newsweek called the score "an encyclopedia of black music, richly represented from spirituals to bop to rock." This is Williams's "Music for Peace," a landmark recording which addressed many of the social ills of the s and 70s.
  • She was ahead of her time, a genius. During an era when Jazz was the nation's popular music, Mary Lou Williams was one of its greatest innovators. As both a pianist and composer, she was a font of daring and creativity who helped shape the sound of 20th century America.
  • Mary Lou Williams, a virtuoso pianist, composer and arranger, was truly, as the Kennedy Center dubbed her, "the first lady of jazz.'' Williams, a musical prodigy who began playing professionally.
  • Mar 08,  · Mary Lou Williams, First Lady of Keyboard Jazz In the spirit of celebrating women, we pay tribute to jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams, popularly known as the "first lady of the jazz keyboard.".
  • Mary Lou Williams, jazz pianist who performed with and composed for many of the great jazz artists of the s and ’50s. Williams received early instruction from her mother, a classically trained pianist. Picking out simple tunes at age two, Mary Lou was a prodigy with perfect pitch and a highly.
  • Mary Lou Williams covered Moonglow, That's a Plenty, How High the Moon, Seven Come Eleven and other songs. Mary Lou Williams originally did That's a Plenty, Seven Come Eleven, Moonglow, Lonely Moments and other songs. Mary Lou Williams wrote Little Joe from Chicago, Satchel Mouth Baby and In the Land of Oo-Bla-Dee.

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