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Title Mary Lou Williams : the lady who swings the band.

Publication Info. The Mary Lou Williams Project, 2015.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (68 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Playing Time 010800
Description digital
video file MPEG-4 Flash
Note Title from title frames.
Event Originally produced by The Mary Lou Williams Project in 2015.
Summary 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. And like the dynamic, turbulent nation in which she lived, Williams seemed to redefine herself with every passing decade. From child prodigy to "Boogie-Woogie Queen" to groundbreaking composer to mentoring some of the greatest musicians of all time, Mary Lou Williams never ceased to astound those who heard her play. But away from the piano, Williams was a woman in a "man's world," a black person in a "whites only" society, an ambitious artist who dared to be different, and who struggled against the imperatives of being a "star."
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Williams, Mary Lou, 1910-1981.
Women composers -- United States -- Biography.
African American composers -- United States -- Biography.
Arrangers (Musicians) -- United States -- Biography.
Pianists -- United States -- Biography.
Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American composers.
African American jazz musicians.
Arrangers (Musicians)
Pianists.
Women composers.
Women jazz musicians.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Added Author Bash, Carol, film director.
Mary Lou Williams Project, LLC. Distributor.
Kanopy (Firm) Distributor.
Music No. 2681062 Kanopy
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