9 thoughts on “ Marys Special - Mary Lou Williams - The First Lady In Jazz 1927-1957 (CD)

  • 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.
  • In , when bandleader Andy Kirk found himself stuck in Kansas City with one of his key musicians unable to play, he lucked out by finding pianist Mary Lou Williams available to fill the slot. Williams, one of the most gifted musicians of her time, joined Kirk's Twelve Clouds Of Joy as a full-time composer, arranger and soloist.5/5(5).
  • Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Guest Mary Lou Williams: Marian McPartland / Mary Lou Williams: Primary Artist, Composer, Vocals, Piano: Mary Lou Williams & The Trumpet Giants Featuring Bobby Hackett & Dizzy Gillespie: Mary Lou Williams: Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Piano.
  • Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, – May 28, ) was an American jazz pianist, arranger, and composer. She wrote hundreds of compositions and arrangements and recorded more than one hundred records (in 78, 45, and LP versions). Williams wrote and arranged for Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and she was friend, mentor, and teacher to Thelonious Monk, Charlie .
  • View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of First Lady Of The Piano on Discogs.
  • Mary Lou Williams Trio Jazz Piano, Vol II, Smithsonian Collection (RD ) "My Blue Heaven" Mary Lou Williams Trio Mary Lou The First Lady of the Piano, Giants of Jazz (CD ).
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  • View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The First Lady In Jazz on Discogs. Label: Frémeaux & Associés - FA • Format: 3x, CD Compilation • Country: France • Genre: Jazz • Mary Lou Williams ‎– The First Lady In Jazz Label: Frémeaux & Associés ‎– 5/5(1).
  • Listen to Mary Lou Williams the First Lady in Jazz on Spotify. Mary Lou Williams · Album · · 70 songs.

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