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Women musicians.

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AZ0022 Timpanist Elayne Jones / produced by Charles Amirkhanian.

Charles Amirkhanian interviews timpanist Elayne Jones. She discusses her career, the problems...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 12, 1976.
AZ0080 Mary Lou Williams at Keystone Korner / produced by Joan Medlin

Mary Lou Williams Trio recorded at the Keystone Korner, with Eddie Marshall on drums, Larry...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 2, 1977.
AZ0098 Gay music for a spring night / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective.

Performances by three San Francisco area gay musicians. Blackberri, Gwen Avery, and Steven...

1976-09?-uu
AZ0107A Bessie Jones at freight and salvage (Part 1 of 2) / produced by Martha Oelman and Joan Medlin.

(Tape label) Bessie Jones at Freight and Salvage. This program is completely self-contained....

KPFA, July 4, 1977.
AZ0107B Bessie Jones at freight and salvage (Part 2 of 2) / produced by Martha Oelman and Joan Medlin.

(Tape label) Bessie Jones at Freight and Salvage. This program is completely self-contained....

KPFA, July 4, 1977.
AZ0109 Hedy West / produced by Joan Medlin.

Hedy West presents songs by and about women, beginning with two of her own, and including many...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, Mar. 8, 1977.
AZ0110 Katrina Krimsky / produced by Susan Sailow

This episode features the music of Katrina Krimsky, a Bay Area composer, musician, and teacher....

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, July 2, 1977
AZ0112 The music of Margaret Fabrizio and Elinor Armer / produced by April McMahon (Episode 29)

This episode of Focus on Women Composers features harpsichord music composed by Margaret...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, January 22, 1977
AZ0113 The Elizabethan Trio in performance / produced by April McMahon (Episode 24)

This episode of Focus On Women Composers presents the Elizabethan Trio, a Bay Area group which...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, December 4, 1976
AZ0146 Carmen McRae / interviewed by Angela Davis.

Jazz singer, composer and actress Carmen McRae (1920 - 1994) talks with activist Angela Davis (...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, Jan. 16, 1978.
AZ0154 Tribute to Malvina Reynolds / produced by Ed Schoenfeld.

This is a program of music and reflections produced at KPFA by Ed Schoenfeld on the night of...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Activists KPFA, March 17, 1978
AZ0226 Faith Petric sings folk songs / produced by Ed Schoenfeld.

Faith Petric (September 13, 1915-October 24, 2013) sings folk songs written by other musicians...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, circa 1976
AZ0299 Rickie Lee Jones / by Susan Sailow

Susan Sailow talks about Rickie Lee Jones' life and music. Program features her eponymous...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, June 23, 1979
AZ0431 Peggy Seeger at KPFA / produced by Susan Kernes

Peggy Seeger visited KPFA and talked about performing, writing music, why she doesn't call...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Relatives of notable men KPFA, December 22, 1979; January 6, 1981; October 28, 1981
AZ0446.01A Laurie Anderson / interviewed by Susan Sailow (Episode1 of 2, Part 1 of 2)

Laurie Anderson is a performance artist, a wonderful one. She utilizes visual techniques along...

KPFA, Jan. 26, 1980 and Feb. 2, 1980.
AZ0446.01B Laurie Anderson / interviewed by Susan Sailow (Episode1 of 2, Part 2 of 2)

Laurie Anderson is a performance artist, a wonderful one. She utilizes visual techniques along...

KPFA, Jan. 26, 1980 and Feb. 2, 1980.
AZ0446.02A Laurie Anderson / interviewed by Susan Sailow (Episode2 of 2, Part 1 of 2)

Laurie Anderson is a performance artist, a wonderful one. She utilizes visual techniques along...

KPFA, Jan. 26, 1980 and Feb. 2, 1980.
AZ0446.02B Laurie Anderson / interviewed by Susan Sailow (Episode2 of 2, Part 2 of 2)

Laurie Anderson is a performance artist, a wonderful one. She utilizes visual techniques along...

KPFA, Jan. 26, 1980 and Feb. 2, 1980.
AZ0447 Healing sounds and Lifting off, learning how to fly / by Joanna Brouk and Maggi Payne

Two musical works: one composed for use in hospitals, one for Peter Pan theme. 1. Piano: Healing...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 1980?
AZ0450 The energy will flow: antinuclear music by women / produced by Susan Kernes and Kori Kody

This program presents music by activist women working in the anti-nuclear/safe energy movement....

American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism, American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, September 15, 1979
AZ0614 An evening of music with Linda Tillery, June Millington, and Mary Watkins

On August 9, 1981, musicians Linda Tillary (vocalist), June Millington of the rock band "...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, October 11, 1981.
AZ0615 A Joyful noise: Ana Perez in concert

This is a performance by one of the Bay Area's most talented feminist composer/performers,...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, November 6, 1972
AZ1071 Malvina Reynolds and Bill Schechner

Malvina Reynolds, folksinger, plays her songs live in studio for Bill Schechner and audience....

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, July 19, 1973
AZ1132.01 Focus on Women Composers Overview, May 8, 1976 (Episode 1)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Renee Roatcap, April...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 8, 1976
AZ1132.03 Focus on Women Composers: Renaissance through late Baroque, June 5, 1976 (Episode 3)

The first in a series of four episodes of "Focus on Women Composers" providing a...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women's history KPFA, June 5, 1976
AZ1132.05 Focus on Women Composers: Neo-Romantic Through 12 Tone, June 19, 1976 (Episode 5)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Renee Roatcap, Elizabeth...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, June 19, 1976
AZ1132.07 Focus on Women Composers: Music to soothe and refresh, July 10, 1976 (Episode 7)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Presented by Susan Sailow, and Fleur...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, July 10, 1976
AZ1132.08 Focus on Women Composers: Choral music, July 17, 1976 (Episode 8)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. This episode focuses on choral music by...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, July 17, 1976
AZ1132.09 Los Angeles Symposium of Women Composers, July 24, 1976 (Episode 9)

Presentation of women composers of all musical periods. Tapes from women composers affiliated...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, July 24, 1976
AZ1132.13 Composer Grażyna Bacewicz (Episode 13)

A program exploring the work of Polish composer and violinist Grażyna Bacewicz (1909 - 1969)....

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- International women KPFA, August 28, 1976
AZ1132.16 Elayne Jones, timpanist (Episode 16)

An interview with timpanist, percussionist and teacher Elayne Jones, a Black woman with...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, September 18, 1976
AZ1132.17 Composer Miriam Gideon (Episode 17)

Program devoted to the music of American Jewish composer Miriam Gideon (1906 - 1996) in honor of...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, September 25, 1976
AZ1132.19 Focus on Women Composers: Electronic composers (Episode 19)

A program of electronic music composed by women composers. Presented by Virginia Kosanovic,...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, October 30, 1976
AZ1132.20 Lois Ann Thomas / produced by Joan Medlin (Episode 20)

Feminist folksinger and composer Lois Ann Thomas has long been performing her music for the...

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Previously cataloged as AZ0108.

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 21, 1977
AZ1132.21 Singer Bessie Smith (Episode 21)

A program about blues singer Bessie Smith (1894 - 1937), with many examples of her music and...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 13, 1976
AZ1132.22 Composer Megan Roberts (Episode 22)

Interview with Bay Area-based composer and video artist Megan Roberts. Produced and presented by...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 20, 1976
AZ1132.23 Focus on Women Composers: Percussion music (Episode 23)

Program highlighting the work of women percussionists. Produced and presented by Virginia...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 27, 1976
AZ1132.27 Focus on Women Composers: Some Women in Rock (Episode 27)

A program highlighting women composers in the field of rock music. Produced and presented by...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, January 8, 1977
AZ1132.31 Focus on Women Composers: Women in College Music (Episode 31)

Program exploring the American college music environment in which many composers find themselves...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, February 5, 1977
AZ1132.32 Composer Frankie Mann (Episode 32)

A program exploring the work of Bay Area-based electronic composer Frankie Mann. Produced and...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, February 12, 1977
AZ1132.39 Composer Marta Ptaszyńska (Episode 39)

A program focusing on the work of Polish-born contemporary composer and percussionist Marta...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, January 14, 1978
AZ1132.43 Focus on Women Composers: A selection of tapes collected recently (Episode 43)

A program featuring tapes of women composers recently collected by Susan Sailow. Produced and...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, June 4, 1977
AZ1132.44 Composer Martha Dee (Episode 44)

A program highlighting the work of composer Martha Dee, featuring recordings from a live concert...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, June 11, 1977
AZ1132.50 Composer and pianist Michele Rosewoman (Episode 50)

A program featuring Bay Area-based composer and pianist Michele Rosewoman. Produced and...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, July 23, 1977
AZ1132.55 Focus on Women Composers: Contemporary Collage (Episode 55)

A program focusing on contemporary collage works by women composers. Produced and master by...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, September 10, 1977
AZ1132.59 Focus on Women Composers: Contemporary Women Composers (Episode 59)

The last in a series of four programs surveying compositions by women from the Renaissance to...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 26, 1977
AZ1656 Berkeley Women's Music Collective, BeBe K'Roche, and Rose Bubbling

Unlearning to Not Speak, Sisterhood Sounds Good. Bay Area women musicians live in our studio...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 19, 1974
AZ1657 Gwen Avery performing at KPFA

Gospel and blues singer Gwen Avery (1943 - 2014) performs in KPFA's Studio B on January 30...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, January 30, 1977
AZ1658 Helen Hooke's Band plays live on Mother's Day

Helen Hooke's Band plays live on Mother's Day, year and venue unknown. You Dream My...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, date unknown
AZ1666.01 International League of Women Composers: String quartets (Episode 1 of 2)

First of two episodes of a series called "Expressions", produced by the International...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, August 16, 1980
AZ1666.02 International League of Women Composers: String quartets (Episode 2 of 2)

First of two episodes of a series called "Expressions", produced by the International...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, January 10, 1981
AZ1667 The Rubber Band performs Falling Spaces and Wild Women Don't Get the Blues

The Rubber Band performs "Falling Spaces" by Carolyn Brandy and "Wild Women Don...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, ca. November 1976
AZ1670 Jean Ritchie in concert (Part 1 only)

Jean Ritchie performs folk music in concert at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, California,...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, June 14, 1972
AZ1671 Teresa Trull live at the West Coast Women's Music Festival (year unknown)

Teresa Trull performing at the West Coast Women's Music Festival, September 13-16, 198?....

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 198-
AZ1674.01 Lois Ann Thomas live at Bishop's Coffeehouse

Lois Ann Thomas singing and playing at the Bishop's Coffeehouse in Oakland, California...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, September 6, 1976
AZ1674.02 The Berkeley Women's Music Collective

The Berkeley Women's Music Collective in concert, recorded Winter 1975. Members of the...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, November 22, 1976
AZ1675.01 Lesbian Express: Live music show

Aircheck of a live music edition of Lesbian Express, from September 1973. Contents (Reel 1): 1....

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, September 17, 1973
AZ1675.03 Lesbian Express: Sweet Chariot interview

Sweet Chariot is a women's rock band from the Bay Area who play funk, blues, rock and soul...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, March 23, 1975
AZ1687 Meg Christian performs at Inez Garcia benefit concert (Parts 1 and 3 of 3)

Meg Christian performs at a benefit concert on June 10, 1976 to raise money for Inez Garcia, who...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, ca. June 10, 1976
AZ1689.02 Women's News: April 15, 1976

Raw outtakes and heads from an unidentified woman musician performing at KPFA. Box description...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, April 15, 1976
AZ1691 The music of Witchazel

The music of Witchazel, a Portland, Oregon women's band. Members are: Robin Flower, Mary...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 1976
AZ1692 Berkeley/Oakland Women's Chorus live at the Working Women's Conference

Excerpt from a Berkeley/Oakland Women's Chorus performance at the Working Women's...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 1973?
AZ1693 Meg Christian and Holly Near in concert (Part 5?)

Meg Christian and Holly Near in concert, venue unknown, November 6, 1976. Two songs are...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, ca. 1976
AZ1697 The Berkeley Women's Music Collective, June 10, 1976

The Berkeley Women's Music Collective perform in San Francisco, June 10, 1976, venue...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, ca. June 10, 1976
AZ1762 Interview with cellist Eva Heinitz / by Will Ogdon

Cellist Eva Heinitz (1907-2000) is interviewed by Will Ogdon of KPFA about playing the cello and...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, between 1963-1968 (date unknown)
BB4216 Fanny / interviews by Gina Blumenfeld

Members of the all-woman rock group Fanny discuss their origins as musicians, their influences,...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, 1971.
BB4224 Crazy Ruthie / Ruthie Gorton

Songwriter and performer, Ruthie Gorton, discusses and demonstrates her songs exploring the...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, May 18, 1971
BC0194 Women in rock groups / produced by Linda Eldon and Judy Parker.

A production concerned with feminism in rock music and rock culture. A moving analysis of the...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 18 July 1971; 9 Sep. 1971.
BC0709.36 A night of women musicians: ca. 1975 (Part One only)

A Night of Women Musicians at WBAI's Free Music Store, date unknown (ca. 1973). Host is Ms. Mark...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI ca. 1975 (date unconfirmed)
BC1040 Terry Garthwaite in concert.

Terry Garthwaite from Joy of Cooking with Fritz Kasten and David Garthwaite, in concert at the U...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, 15 Nov. 1972.
BC1044 Birtha / produced by Judy Sherman.

Judy Sherman interviews the all-woman rock group Birtha. They discuss their origins as a band...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 2 Nov. 1972.
BC1070 Fanny: the all girl band

Members of the all-woman rock group Fanny discuss and play their music. The band consists of...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, October 4, 1972
BC1814.05 Holly Near with sisters Timothy and Laurel Near, Jeff Langley, piano (Episode 5)

On this episode of Folkscene, Howard and Roz Larman interviews singer songwriter Holly Near, who...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, 27 May 1973.
BC2628 Sisters By Choice / interviewed by Viv Sutherland.

Interview with and music by Sisters By Choice, a music group consisting of feminist musicians...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BZ3941 Black women in music / produced by Mary Lenox.

Series which explores the accomplishments of Black women throughout history. Professor Mary...

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Presentation of the works of several prominent women musicians. Includes the music of Mamie...

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BZ6163-6166 Sisterfirst '84 / produced by Linda Mack. ,

r.1. Flamboyant Ladies Theater Company ; Esaye Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, Jane Sapp (...

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IZ0058 Specially voiced jazz / Jay Clayton ; interviewed by Jude Quintiere.

Vocalist-composer Jay Clayton demonstrates diverse musical styles, and talks with Jude Quintiere...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 19 Jan. 1977.
IZ0123 A Folk special : Jean Ritchie / interviewed by Lynn Schoenfeld.

Folk singer Jean Ritchie (1922 - ) talks about her contributions as both singer and historian of...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, May 15, 1978.
IZ0152 Fiddle music / Marie Rhines ; interviewed by Edward Haber.

Marie Rhines is a fiddler of Scottish, Irish, and American music. In this interview with Edward...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, Aug. 18, 1979.
IZ0173 A Cabaret / with Terry Garthwaite, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Rosalie Sorrels ; produced by Edward Haber.

This cabaret with Terry Garthwaite, Bobbie Louise Hawkins, and Rosalie Sorrels took place at the...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 18 Apr. 1980.
IZ0198 A women's guitar / Gill Burns ; interviewed by Edward Haber.

Guitarist, folksinger and songwriter Gill Burns is interviewed by Edward Haber at WBAI's...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, 5 Apr. 1980.
IZ0201 Scottish song and fiddle / Allan Carr and Jane Rothfield ; interviewed by Edward Haber.

Includes live performance.

WBAI, June 28, 1980.
IZ0202 My song is my own / Frankie Armstrong ; interviewed by Edward Haber.

Includes live performance by the English folk revivalist.

WBAI, Aug. 9, 1980.
IZ0766 Women composers / Judy Sherman

Women composers explore the question of why so many women composers have emerged of late, and...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, October 23, 1972
IZ0996.02 Kathy Smith and Burt Lee

Guests on this show are folk singers Kathy Smith and Burt Lee and producer Mark Roth. The...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, January 9, 1970
IZ1081 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 23, 1981

Aircheck of The Velvet Sledgehammer from December 23, 1981. Hosted and produced by Judy...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Work and unions, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 23 Dec. 1981
IZ1145 From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry (Part 1 only)

Recorded live on Saturday night, December 17, 1977, the Women's Coffeehouse put on a...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Poetry WBAI, 18 Dec. 1977.
IZ1352 International Women's Day (1980) music

Aircheck. The music of Malvina Reynolds, Suni Paz, and Holly Near, with commentary by Judy...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, March 8, 1980
IZ1368 International women's day (1978) music (Part 1 only)

Aircheck of Morning Music on International Women's Day with Eileen Kane and Manya La Bruja...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, March 8, 1978
IZ1389 Interview with jazz pianist Connie Crothers

Interview with Connie Crothers (1941 - ), jazz pianist who was a student of Lennie Tristano....

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, January 21, 1979
IZ1394 A women's music festival on WBAI (airchecks and production)

Tape One (Part A): Judy Pasternak starts by introducing the program that just ended, "Women...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, May 10, 1980
IZ1395 1979 Long Island women's music festival: Ruth Pelham and June Millington

The festival was held from March 17, 1979. Archives has two tapes from this event. The first has...

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, May 27, 1979
IZ1504.01 Jeriann Hilderly

Episode of Songs of Sappho's Daughters, featuring Jeriann Hilderly performing music....

American Women -- Music and musicians WBAI, July 16, 1974
KZ0046 Olivia Records: women in the recording industry

Ginny Berson talks about Olivia Records, women musicians, and women in the recording industry....

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, Nov. 16, 1976.
KZ0067 Lesbian sisters special: Women's music

Women's music has come a long way from the Andrew Sisters to Holly Near. What is "...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, 4 Jan. 1977
KZ0454 West Coast Women's Music Festival, 1980 (raw recordings)

These twelve reels are live raw recordings taken at the West Coast Women's festival in 1980,...

American Women -- Music and musicians KPFA, ca. October, 1980?
KZ0577 A tribute to Malvina Reynolds / produced by Pearl Skotnes.

Tribute to folk singer and activist Malvina Reynolds (1900-1978), which aired several days after...

American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Activists KPFK, 22 Mar. 1978.
KZ0712 On the left / Malvina Reynolds interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Dorothy Healey interviews Malvina Reynolds at KPFK. They talk about communicating with people of...

KPFK, Jan. 18, 1977; Jan. 8, 1978; Mar. 18, 1979
KZ0888 Strange paradise / Cris Williamson interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Musician Cris Williamson talks with Helene Rosenbluth about her spiritual self, her role as a...

American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, Apr. 4, 1980.
KZ0889 Alix Dobkin live! / interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Alix Dobkin--Live! Or, who is the Avon lady? Alix Dobkin, singer and songwriter, talks about her...

American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Music and musicians KPFK, May 4, 1980.
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