The Women Who Changed Jazz

Stuart Nicholson
Thursday, October 7, 2021

There are many under-sung women who have played a pivotal, and hugely significant, role in shaping jazz history since its very beginnings. Stuart Nicholson reappraises the achievements of some of the lesser-known artists and power brokers behind the music, without whom jazz history would look very different indeed

Lil Hardin with the ’King’ Oliver band
Lil Hardin with the ’King’ Oliver band

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