March 8, 2019- Today's Pioneer Women Jazz Instrumentalist: Marjorie Hyams
A very important musician in the second-half of the 1940's. Marjorie was a vibraphonist that played in both the bop and swing styles.
She played in Woody Herman's First Herd (1944-45) and was an original member of George Shearing's Quintet in 1949-50.
Marjorie recorded with Flip Phillips, Mary Lou Williams and Charlie Ventura before retiring prematurely in 1950 at the age of 27.
Be sure to tune in all day on Friday, March 8th to hear music from Marjorie Hyams on KSDS-FM/Jazz 88.3.