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Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 38 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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Fratelli Fabbri Editori1969
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Praise The Lord
Mary Lou Williams, The Paul Quinlan Trio
Avant Garde Records1966
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Communion Song #3 - The World
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Jazzman2004
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The Devil
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Mary Records1964
The Devil
Mary Lou WilliamsMary Records1964
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Medi I
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Mary Records1974
Medi I
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Dirge Blues
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Pablo Records1978
Dirge Blues
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Saba, Down at Dawn2018
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My First Date With You
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Complete Jazz Series2009
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Praise The Lord - Chorale Vocal
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Smithsonian Folkways2007
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