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The Women of Records at Play

Thursday, 09/14/2017
Black and white photograph of a woman writing down music

Mary Lou Williams, Decca Records studio, New York, 1940, Mary Lou Wiliams collection, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers University Libraries


Join Elizabeth Surles, archivist at the Institute of Jazz Studies, for a curated listening session featuring recordings by the female performers, composers, and arrangers highlighted in the exhibit Records at Play: The Institute of Jazz Studies @50.  From Bessie Smith to Carla Bley, the evening will present a smorgasbord of women in jazz and include a wide variety of jazz styles.

  • Type: Concerts & Performances
  • Time: 09/14/2017 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Venue:Main Gallery, Express Newark
  • Duration:2 Hours