The Hot Box 087 – Best Female Jazz Artists Past & Present

The Hot Box 87 - in which we celebrate some of the best female jazz artists past and present

Scratching the surface in just an hour, we can listen to a few of the female jazz musicians that have been prominent, but in such a talented minority, for the 100 or so years of jazz music.

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Track list for The Hot Box 087 – Best Female Jazz Artists Past & Present

Dorothy Donegan: Lover

Barbara Dennerlein: Outhipped

Judith Owen: Everything I’ve Got Belongs to You

Maria Schneider: Winter Morning Walk

Helen Sung: Brother Thelonius

Anat Cohen: St James Infirmary

Ella FitzGerald: That Old Feeling

Rhoda Scott: Rhoda Map

Renee Rosnes: The Call of Titan

Judith Owen: Long John Blues

Donald Helme
Author: Donald Helme
Donald presented Jazz Alley, Ireland’s number one jazz show, on RTE Lyric FM from the station’s first week on air until the end of 2015. “I am not a musician, and have never pretended to be anything other than a lifetime fan with loads of experience and hopefully, good ears.”
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