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Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 25 episodes and was first played on 30 January 2015.

Mary Lou Williams (May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger. She was born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a very young child she taught herself to play the piano (her first public performance was at the age of six). She became a professional musician in her teens.

In 1930, she joined Andy Kirk's Twelve Clouds of Joy, of which her first husband, saxophonist John Williams, was already...

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Praise The Lord
Mary Lou Williams, The Paul Quinlan Trio
Avant Garde Records1966
Praise The Lord
Mary Lou Williams, The Paul Quinlan TrioAvant Garde Records1966
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Communion Song #3 - The World
Mary Lou Williams
Jazzman2004
Communion Song #3 - The World
Mary Lou WilliamsJazzman2004
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Medi I
Mary Lou Williams
Mary Records1974
Medi I
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Records1974
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Dirge Blues
Mary Lou Williams
Pablo Records1978
Dirge Blues
Mary Lou WilliamsPablo Records1978
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It Ain't Necessarily So
Mary Lou Williams
Jazzman2008
It Ain't Necessarily So
Mary Lou WilliamsJazzman2008
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Anima Christi Suite (Lord Have Mercy-a Spiritual)
Mary Lou Williams
Folkways Records1978
Anima Christi Suite (Lord Have Mercy-a Spiritual)
Mary Lou WilliamsFolkways Records1978
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Taurus
Mary Lou Williams
Concert Hall1955
Taurus
Mary Lou WilliamsConcert Hall1955
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The Devil
Mary Lou Williams
Mary Records1964
The Devil
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Records1964
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Cancer
Mary Lou Williams, Ben Webster
Vintage Jazz Classics, Ltd.1991
Cancer
Mary Lou Williams, Ben WebsterVintage Jazz Classics, Ltd.1991
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Capricorn
Mary Lou Williams
Classics1998
Capricorn
Mary Lou WilliamsClassics1998
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