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Gaiafest 1998 Legends



Excerpt from CITY LINK article by Bob Weinberg
March 11, 1998

MARY LOU WILLIAMS
broke the ban on African American musicians
living in Europe when she stayed two years.
A contemporary of Duke Ellington,
on piano she was known as
"The Lady Who Swings The Band!"



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Ethel Waters
Alberta Hunter
Mary Lou Williams
Dakota Staton
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