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Celebrating Women in Jazz Day — May 10
Pictured here: Lil Hardin-Armstrong, Valaida Snow, Blanche Calloway, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Roz Cron, Clora Bryant, Lee Wiley, Sarah Vaughan, a few members of The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Marian McPartland, Cassandra Wilson, Terri Lyne Carrington, Melody Gardot, Esperanza Spalding.
To celebrate the acclaimed documentary The Girls in the Band coming to Lincoln Center, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has proclaimed Friday, May 10 “Women in Jazz Day.” The date celebrates the legacies of female jazz musicians and marks the first in a weeklong series of screenings of The Girls in the Band at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center.
Blind Lemon Jefferson - “See That My Grave Is Kept Clean”