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 1984

Discography : performers and groups

p. 307 In:
Dahl, Linda
Stormy Weather
The music and lives of a century of jazz women
By Linda Dahl
New York: Pantheon Books, 1984, 371 p.


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  Adami (a. 1913)   ragtime piano
  Akiyoshi, Toshiko (b. 1929)   composer, piano
  Alexandria, Lorenz (b. 1929)   singer
  Ambrosio, Meredith (a. 1981)   singer
  Anderson, Ernestine Irene (b. 1928)   singer, vocals
  Anderson, Ivie (Marie) [Ivy] (b. 1905 d. 1949)   cast, singer
  Armstrong, Irene (a. 1930s)   jazz piano
  Armstrong, Lil (b. 1902 d. 1971)   composer, lyricist
  Ashby, Dorothy Jeanne Thompson (b. 1932 d. 1986)   harp, piano
  Auer, Vera (b. 1919)   vibraphone, accordionist
  Austin, Lovie (b. 1897 d. 1972)   piano
  Babs, Alice (b. 1924)   piano, singer
  Bailey, Mildred (b. 1907 d. 1951)   composer, singer
  Bailey, Pearl (Mae) (b. 1918 d. 1990)   cast, singer
  Baker, Josephine (b. 1906 d. 1975)   cast, singer
  Barbera, Joan   singer, composer
  Barrett, Sweet Emma [Emma] (b. 1897 d. 1983)   jazz piano, singer
  Barton, Willene (a. 1950s)   tenor saxophone, leader
  Bavan, Yolande [Marie Wolffe] (b. 1940)   cast, singer
  Bentley, Gladys Alberta (b. 1907 d. 1960)   piano
  Bley, Carla (b. 1938)   arranger, composer
  Bloom, Jane Ira (b. 1955 a. 1988)   soprano saxophone
  Bogan, Lucille (b. 1897 d. 1948)   blues singer
  Bonnier, Bess (a. 1958)   jazz piano, composer
  Booker, Beryl (b. 1922 d. 1978)   piano, leader
  Boswell, Connee [Connie] (b. 1907 d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Brackeen, JoAnne (b. 1938)   piano, composer
  Brice, Fanny (b. 1891 d. 1951)   actress, cast
  Bridgewater, Dee Dee (b. 1950)   cast, jazz singer
  Brooks, Hadda (b. 1916)   boogie-woogie piano, piano
  Brown, Cleo [Cleopatra] (b. 1909)   piano, vocals
  Brown, Olive (b. 1922)   drummer
  Brown, Patti (b. 1931)   jazz piano
  Bryant, Clora (a. 1945-1993)   trumpeter, composer
  Burnside, Vi [Viola] (a. 1950)   trumpet
  Burton, Ann (b. 1933)   singer
  Caesar, Shirley (b. 1938)   gospel singer, vocals
  Cain, Jackie [Jacqueline Ruth] (b. 1928)   singer, vocals
  Calloway, Blanche (b. 1902 d. 1978)   cast, singer
  Capers, Valerie Gail (b. 1937)   piano, music educator
  Carlisle, Una Mae (b. 1918 d. 1956 a. 1941)   piano, vocals
  Carmichael, Judy (b. 1952 a. 1982)   stride pianist
  Carn, Jean   singer
  Carpenter, Thelma (a. 1940s)   cast, singer
  Carrington, Terri Lyne (b. 1965)   drums, percussion
  Carroll, Barbara (b. 1925)   cast, piano
  Carson, Norma (b. 1922)   trumpet
  Carter, Betty (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Charters, Ann   ragtime piano
  Cheatham, Jean   piano
  Cheatham, Jeannie (a. 1995)   singer, piano
  Christy, June (b. 1925 d. 1990 a. 1953)   jazz singer, vocals
  Churchill, Savannah (b. 1919 d. 1974 a. 1947)   jazz singer, vocals
  Clayton, Jay (a. 1960s)   jazz singer, vocals
  Clooney, Rosemary (b. 1928)   singer, vocals
  Coates, Dorothy Love (b. 1928)   composer, gospel singer
  Coleman, Gloria (a. 1995)   organ, jazz piano
  Collins, Joyce Louise (b. 1930)   piano, singer
  Coltrane, Alice McLeod (b. 1937)   harp, piano
  Connor, Chris (b. 1927)   singer, vocals
  Cotten, Elizabeth "Libba" (b. 1893 d. 1987)   guitar, folksinger
  Cox, Ida (b. 1896 d. 1967)   composer, lyricist
  Crispell, Marilyn (b. 1947)   jazz piano, piano
  Crothers, Connie (b. 1941)   jazz piano
  Damita Jo (b. 1940 a. 1960-1961)   singer
  Dane, Barbara (b. 1927)   singer, vocals
  Dardanelle (b. 1917)   song stylist, instrumentalist
  Davis, Ernestine (b. 1907)   trumpet
  Davis, Martha   piano
  Dearie, Blossom (b. 1926)   piano, singer
  Dixon, Fostina (a. 1973)   flute, clarinet
  Dodgion, Dottie (b. 1929)   drummer
  Donald, Barbara (Kay) (b. 1942)   trumpeter, leader
  Donegan, Dorothy (b. 1924)   piano, organ
  Douglas, Memphis Minnie [Minnie] (b. 1896 d. 1973)   guitar, vocals
  Dranes, Arizona Juanita (b. 1905 a. 1920-1940)  
  Dudziak, Urszula (b. 1943)   singer, vocals
  Ellis, Anita (b. 1926)   cast, singer
  Etting, Ruth (b. 1896 d. 1978)   cast, torch singer
  Evans, Sue [Susan] (b. 1951)   percussion
  Fair, Jane (b. 1948)   saxophone
  Fauber, Stephanie (a. 1990)   french horn
  Faye, Frances   cast, piano
  Fettig, Mary (a. 1995)   saxophone
  Fineberg, Jean (a. 1995)   tenor saxophone
  Fitzgerald, Ella (b. 1920 a. 1936)   composer, interprete
  Flack, Roberta (b. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Forrest, Helen (b. 1918)   band singer, vocals
  Franklin, Aretha (b. 1942)   soul singer, vocals
  Frink, Laurie (b. 1951)   jazz trumpet
  Gange, Marion (b. 1914)   guitar
  Garry, Vivien (a. 1940s)   string bass
  Geller, Lorraine (Winifred) (b. 1928 d. 1958)   piano
  Getz, Jane   piano
  Gilberto, Astrud (b. 1940)   singer, vocals
  Girard, Adele   harp, vocals
  Gorrill, Liz (a. 1995)   jazz piano
  Gottesman, Rose (a. 1930s-1940s)   drummer
  Grauer, Joanne (a. 1978)   jazz piano
  Green, Lillian (b. 1919 d. 1954)   singer, songwriter
  Guilaroff, Vera (b. 1902 d. 1976)   piano
  Haimes, Connie   singer
  Hale, Corky (b. 1931)   harp, piano
  Harvey, Jane   singer
  Hawkins, Jennell (a. 1962)   organ
  Henderson, Leora Meoux (b. 1890s)   trumpeter, saxophone
  Henderson, Lil Hardaway (a. 1928)   piano
  Hill, Chippie (b. 1905 d. 1950)   singer
  Hilliard, Harriet (b. 1912)   singer, vocals
  Hipp, Jutta (b. 1925)   jazz piano, piano
  Hoffman, Jean (b. 1930)   electric piano, singer
  Holiday, Billie (b. 1915 d. 1959)   musicisti, singer
  Holman, Libby (b. 1906 d. 1971)   cast, torch singer
  Hope, Bertha (b. 1936)   jazz piano
  Hopkins, Linda (b. 1925)   cast, gospel singer
  Horn, Shirley (b. 1934)   ballad singer, piano
  Horne, Lena (b. 1917 a. 1943)   cast, singer
  Humes, Helen (b. 1913 d. 1981)   jazz singer, vocals
  Humphrey, Bobbi (a. 1995)   flute
  Hunter, Alberta (b. 1895 d. 1984)   blues singer, cast
  Hunter, Lurlean (b. 1928)   singer, vocals
  Hutton, Ina Ray (b. 1916 d. 1984)   cast, piano
  Hyams, Margie [Marjorie] (b. 1923)   vibraphone
  Jackson, Mahalia (b. 1911 d. 1972)   gospel singer, vocals
  Jefferson, Bonnie (b. 1919)   guitar
  Jeshke, Dodie   drummer
  Johnson, Margaret (b. 1900 a. 1930s)   blues singer, vocals
  Jones, Dolly (a. 1926)   trumpeter, cornet
  Jones, Etta (b. 1928)   singer
  Jordan, Sheila (b. 1928)   jazz singer, vocals
  Kaye, Carol (a. 1995)   electric bass
  Kelly, Joann   blues singer
  Kemp, Emme [Emmerlyne J.] (b. 1935)   entertainer, singer
  Kenney, Beverly   singer, vocals
  Kimball, Jeanette (b. 1908)   piano
  King, Morgana (b. 1930)   singer, actress
  King, Nancy   singer
  King, Teddi (b. 1929 d. 1977)   singer, vocals
  Kitt, Eartha Mae (b. 1928 a. 1953)   cabaret singer, cast
  Kral, Irene (b. 1932 d. 1978)   singer
  Krog, Karin (b. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Laine, Cleo (b. 1927)   cast, singer
  Lawson, Janet (b. 1940)   singer
  Lea, Barbara   singer
  Lee, Jeanne (b. 1939)   singer
  Lee, Julia (b. 1902 d. 1958)   rhythm & blues singer, piano
  Lee, Peggy (b. 1920)   cast, composer
  Leigh, Carolyn (b. 1926 d. 1983)   librettist, lyricist
  Leighton, Elaine (b. 1926)   drummer, drums
  Lincoln, Abbey (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Liston, Melba (Doretta) (b. 1926)   trombone, arranger
  London, Barbara (a. 1972)   jazz piano, flute
  London, Julie (b. 1926)   singer, vocals
  Lutcher, Nellie Rose (b. 1915)   jazz piano, piano
  Lynne, Gloria (b. 1931 a. 1961-1965)   singer, vocals
  Mansfield, Charlotte   piano
  Maria, Tania (b. 1948)   piano, singer
  Martin, Roberta Evelyn (b. 1907 d. 1969)   gospel singer, piano
  Martin, Sara (b. 1884 d. 1955)   blues singer, cast
  McCall, Mary Ann (b. 1919)   singer, vocals
  McCorkle, Susannah (b. 1949 a. 1988)   jazz singer
  McIlwaine, Frances Ellen (b. 1945)   singer, guitar
  McLawler, Sarah (a. 1975)   organ, piano
  McManus, Jill (a. 1975)   jazz piano, composer
  McPartland, Marian (b. 1920)   piano, composer
  McRae, Carmen (b. 1922)   singer, vocals
  Mercer, Mabel (b. 1900 d. 1984)   cabaret singer, cast
  Merrill, Helen (b. 1930)   jazz singer, vocals
  Middleton, Velma (b. 1917 d. 1961)   cast, singer
  Milano, Lynn (a. 1995)   string bass
  Miles, Lizzy (b. 1895 d. 1963)   singer, vocals
  Monk, Meredith Jane (b. 1942)   composer, organ
  Moore, Monette (b. 1902 d. 1962)   jazz singer
  Moran, Gayle   singer, keyboard
  Moran, Pat (b. 1934)   piano, organ
  Morgan, Helen (b. 1900 d. 1941)   cast, torch singer
  Moses, Katheryn (Bethene) (b. 1943)   flute, singer
  Moss, Anne Marie (b. 1935)   singer
  Murphy, Rose [Chee Chee] (b. 1913 d. 1989)   jazz piano, vocals
  Myers, Amina Claudine (b. 1942)   organ, piano
  Niemack, Judy (a. 1978)   singer
  Norwood, Dorothy   G [=?], gospel singer
  O'Connell, Helen (b. 1920 a. 1939)   jazz singer, vocals
  O'Day, Anita (b. 1919)   singer, vocals
  O'Flynn, Bridget (a. 1946)   drummer
  Odetta (b. 1930)   folksinger, guitar
  Osborne, Mary (b. 1921 d. 1992)   guitar, singer
  Paige, Jewel (a. 1941)   piano, vocals
  Palmer, Gladys (a. 1935)   piano
  Patterson, Ann (a. 1975)   alto saxophone, reeds
  Peacock, Annette (b. ERR4>)   singer, songwriter
  Phillips, Esther (b. 1935 d. 1984)   drummer, vocals
  Pierce, Billie (b. 1907 d. 1974)   choreographer, piano
  Pleasant, Bu (a. 1973)   piano, organ
  Pollard, Terry (Jean) (b. 1931)   bebop pianist, piano
  Purim, Flora (b. 1942)   singer, vocals
  Rainey, Ma (b. 1886 d. 1939)   blues singer, composer
  Raitt, Bonnie (b. 1949)   blues singer, guitar
  Ray, Carline (b. 1925)   string bass, vocals
  Raye, Martha (b. 1916)   cast, comedian
  Redd, Vi [Elvira] (b. 1928)   alto sax, soprano sax
  Reed, Lucille DeRidder (b. 1921)   singer
  Reese, Della (b. 1932)   cast, soul singer
  Reeves, Dianne (b. 1956)   jazz singer, vocals
  Reid, Irene Frances (b. 1930)   singer, vocals
  Remler, Emily (b. 1957 d. 1990)   jazz guitar
  Reys, Rita [Maria Everdina] (b. 1924)   singer, vocals
  Richmond, June (b. 1915 d. 1962)   singer
  Ritchie, Ruth (a. 1977)   percussion
  Roberts, Judy (a. 1995)   jazz piano
  Roberts, Pola (a. 1963)   drummer
  Robinson, Janice (b. 1951)   trombone
  Roche, Betty [Mary Elizabeth] (b. 1920)   singer, vocals
  Rogers, Billie (b. 1919)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Rogers, Bobbi   singer
  Ross, Annie (b. 1930)   cast, singer
  Rotenberg, June (a. 1946)   string bass
  Rushen, Patrice (Louise) (b. 1954)   electric piano, keyboard
  Schweizer, Irene (b. 1941)   Komposition, piano
  Scott, Dorothy "Dott"   piano
  Scott, Hazel (Dorothy) (b. 1920 d. 1981)   cast, piano
  Scott, Shirley (b. 1934)   organ, violin
  Seeley, Blossom (b. 1891 d. 1974)   cast, entertainer
  Seeling, Ellen (a. 1995)   trumpet
  Sharrock, Linda (b. 1949)   singer
  Sheldon, Nina (a. 1978)   jazz piano, singer
  Sherrill, Joya (b. 1927)   singer
  Shore, Dinah [Frances Rose] (b. 1917 d. 1994)   jazz singer, vocals
  Simone, Nina (b. 1933)   piano, singer
  Sims, Sylvia   singer
  Sloane, Carol (b. 1937)   singer
  Smith, Bessie (b. 1894 d. 1937)   blues singer
  Smith, Carrie (b. 1941)   singer
  Smith, Clara (b. 1895 d. 1935)   singer
  Smith, Elsie   tenor saxophone, clarinet
  Smith, Laura   blues singer
  Smith, Mabel Louise (b. 1924 d. 1972)   rhythm & blues singer
  Smith, Mamie (b. 1883 d. 1946)   singer, entertainer
  Smith, Trixie (b. 1895 d. 1943)   blues singer, cast
  Smock, Emma "Ginger" (a. 1995)   jazz violin
  Snow, Valaida (d. 1956)   cast, trumpet
  Spivey, Addie "Sweet Peas" (b. 1910 d. 1943)   piano, vocals
  Spivey, Queen [Victoria Regina] (b. 1906 d. 1976)   blues singer, vocals
  Stafford, Jo (b. 1920)   song stylist, vocals
  Starr, Jean   trumpet
  Starr, Kay (b. 1922)   cast, song stylist
  Staton, Dakota (b. 1932)   singer, vocals
  Stobart, Kathy [Florence Kathleen] (b. 1925)   tenor saxophone
  Sudler, Monnette (b. 1952 a. 1970s)   guitar
  Sullivan, Maxine (b. 1911 d. 1987)   cast, singer
  Taylor, Eva (b. 1895 d. 1977)   cast, vaudeville singer
  Taylor, Koko (b. 1935)   blues singer
  Teagarden, Norma (b. 1911)   piano
  Terry, Thelma (a. 1928)   string bass, bandleader
  Tharpe, Rosetta (b. 1915 d. 1973)   cast, gospel singer
  Thomas, Irma (b. 1941)   singer
  Thompson, Barbara   saxophone
  Thornton, Big Mama (b. 1926 d. 1984)   blues singer, vocals
  Thornton, Teri [Terri] (b. 1936)   singer
  Tilton, Martha (b. >1918 a. 1944-1950)   singer, vocals
  Tucker, Sophie (b. 1884 d. 1966)   actress, cast
  Vaughan, Sarah (Lois) [Sassy] (b. 1924 d. 1990)   interprete, singer
  Ver Planck, Billy [John Fenno] (b. 1930)   arranger, composer
  Verplanck, Marlene (a. 1956)   singer
  Wallace, Sippie (b. 1898 d. 1986)   piano, singer
  Ward, Helen (b. 1916)   singer
  Warren, Fran (b. 1926)   song stylist, vocals
  Washington, Dinah (b. 1924 d. 1963)   blues singer, vocals
  Waters, Ethel (b. 1900 d. 1977)   actress, cast
  Waters, Patty (a. 1965)   singer
  Watkins, Mary (a. 1995)   piano
  Wayne, Frances (Claire) (b. 1924 d. 1978)   singer, vocals
  Webster, L'Ana (a. 1937)   saxophone
  Welch, Elisabeth (b. 1908)   cast, singer
  Wells, Viola Gertrude (b. 1902 d. 1984)   singer, vocals
  Wetzel, Bonnie (Jean) (b. 1926 d. 1965)   string bass
  Whiting, Margaret (b. 1924)   cast, singer
  Wiley, Lee (b. 1915 d. 1975)   composer, vocals
  Williams, Edna (a. 1946)   trumpeter, arranger
  Williams, Jessica Jennifer (b. 1948 a. 1981)   keyboard
  Williams, Mary Lou (b. 1910 d. 1981)   arranger, cast
  Wilson, Edith (b. 1896 d. 1981)   cast, jazz singer
  Wilson, Nancy (Sue) (b. 1937)   singer, violin
  Winstone, Norma (b. 1941)   singer, vocals
  Yancey, Estella "Mama" (b. 1896 d. 1986)   blues singer
  Zetterlund, Monica (b. 1937)   singer, vocals
  Zimmer, Vicki (a. 1948)   piano

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