In the 87th Hot Box we scratched the surface of the hot topic of females in jazz, and now we to try to go a little deeper, so the 88th picks out some more women whose contribution to jazz has been stellar. And then we take a listen to an extract from the famous Piano Jazz series presented by Marian McPartland, in the studio with her friend, the legendary Mary Lou Williams.
We’re still only scratching the surface, or as one of our chosen songs says, Scratchin’ in the Gravel!
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Track list for The Hot Box 086 – All New Material
1.East to Wes: Emily Remler
2.Very Special: Terri Lyne Carrington
3.Soul Eyes: Tia Fuller
4.Space Playing Blues: Mary Lou Williams
5.Baby Man: Mary Lou Williams
6.What’s your Story Morning Glory? Mary Lou Williams
7.Scratchin’ in The Gravel: Mary Lou Williams