March 11, 2019- Today's Pioneer Women Jazz Instrumentalist: Terry Pollard
Terry Pollard was a pianist from Detroit and rose up in a very active jazz scene.
She was prominent in the late 1940's and 50's. She played or recorded with Billy Mitchell, Johnny Hill, Emmitt Slay and Terry Gibbs to name a few.
Terry recorded with Mary Lou Williams, Coleman Hawkins and Mercer Ellington to name a few. Later she recorded with Yusef Lateef and Dorothy Ashby.
She only led one recording date, a 1955 session for Bethlehem.
Be sure to tune in all day on Monday, March 11th to hear music from Terry Pollard on KSDS-FM/Jazz 88.3.