Women in Jazz by Sammy Stein

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Women in Jazz by Sammy Stein

Published by 8th House Publishing
268 pages | 5.83″ x 8.27′ | 56 Photos | ISBN 978-1-926716-55-8(pbk.) | US $29.99 CAN $39.99 UK £23.99

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This book, by Sammy Stein, is about well known women in jazz. It charts their journeys, celebrates their presence, hears their voices, wonders at their prowess and revels in their being. We hear from female agents, arrangers, composers, musicians, PR people, radio hosts, record label managers, singers, writers and more. These are their stories; their views of jazz and how they see the future. The established performers share their years of experience whilst those newer to jazz reflect on observations and changes they have seen.

Containing interviews and first-hand accounts, this book is witness to the generosity, profundity and positivity with which women have responded and the energy they have put into their lives in overcoming challenges.


Cover image courtesy of the author and 8th House Publishing.


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