The Women of Records at Play

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

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 6pm
Main Gallery, Express Newark, 3rd Floor

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.

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