The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz says ""Women have participated on every instrument, in every style, and in every era of jazz history. Yet, with the notable exception of singers and a number of pianists, female jazz musicians have been continuously overlooked in the most prestigious areas of jazz practice, marketing, and documentation." Sue and Janine attempt to set the record straight with a program illustrating, through both music and words, the contribution of women in Jazz from pre-1920's through today.
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Women In Jazz - The Pictures
Women In Jazz Resources
- Women In Jazz - Old Dominion University Libraries: Chronology based on the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd ed. and other histories which focus on women in jazz from a socio-historical perspective.