New PDF release: The Little Piano Girl: The Story of Mary Lou Williams, Jazz

By Ann Ingalls,Maryann Macdonald,Giselle Potter

What if you happen to enjoyed track greater than something? think you had simply realized to play the piano. think that your loved ones has to maneuver to a brand new urban and you've got to depart your piano behind. People don’t such as you within the new city because of  what you appear to be. how are you going to make your self believe larger? Mary Lou Williams, like Mozart, begun taking part in the piano while she was once 4; at 8 she turned a qualified musician. She wrote and organized track for Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, and used to be probably the most strong girls in jazz. this is often the tale of Mary Lou's adolescence in Pittsburgh, the place she performed the piano for a person who may listen.

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