Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band
An Unsung Hero of Jazz History

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band - An Unsung Hero of Jazz History
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Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band - An Unsung Hero of Jazz History
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…
Chief - Written and Arranged by Mary Lou Williams
A Rediscovered orchestral composition of Mary Lou Williams Composed CA. 1968

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Lori

Great documentary. I agree that she was one of the jazz innovators.

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Carol

This was astoundingly good. I didn't know anything about Mary Lou Williams and I was able to learn not only about her life but about American music through the 20th century.

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Dylan

I'm embarrassed to admit I didn't know much about Mary Lou Williams. After watching this, I believe she is a true genius, a woman who transcended her time and culture. It's difficult to overstate the influence she had on musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie and others, but perhaps even more ...Read more

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