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African American women jazz singers

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PRA Archive # Title Description Genre Broadcast Datesort descending
BB0836A Memorial for Lady Day (Part 1 of 2)

Pauline Jones reads from Billie Holiday's autobiography, with recorded songs by Holiday...

KPFA, 17 July 1963.
BB2012.33 Feinstein and Sarah Vaughan

The distinguished jazz and ballad singer with the three-octave range, Sarah Vaughan, when...

KPFA, 6 Feb. 1968.
BB3863.90 Whatever became of Hazel Scott / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski elicits stories from African American jazz and classical pianist and singer...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Film and television, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination WBAI, September 21, 1971.
WZ0130 The growth of jazz / Betty Carter ; interviewed by Ed Love.

Jazz singer Betty Carter (1930-1998) discusses her life, her music, and the changes in jazz...

American Women -- Music and musicians WPFW, ca. 1977
BC0674A Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 1 of 2)

Years after her death in New York City, Billie Holiday's voice continues to captivate listeners...

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Record in box says "No cassette sales."

KPFA 17 July 1967, 24 Aug 1967
BB0836B Memorial for Lady Day (Part 2 of 2)

Pauline Jones reads from Billie Holiday's autobiography, with recorded songs by Holiday...

KPFA, 17 July 1963.
BC0674B Lady Day : Billie Holiday (Part 2 of 2)

Conclusion of the biographical program on the "Lady with the Gardenia". On this reel are the...

KPFA, 17 July 1967, 24 Aug 1967
IZ1399 Wild women don't get the blues (Part 2 only)

Aircheck of program produced by Donna Allegra of music by Black women, acapella, jazz, blues,...

American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination, American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, Feb. 29, 1980
CSVAfrican American women jazz singers