TITLE

GLADYS KNIGHT SALUTES GREAT JAZZ WOMEN

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Chris
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Mix;Jan2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the jazz singer Gladys Knight. The article states that Knight who was a singer in the high school band was trained by Lloyd Terry. Speaking about the album "Before Me," a compilation of songs popularized by various women singers, Knight says that she wanted to show how their music has survived. The article also highlights Knight's experiences of working with several music players including trumpeters Chris Botti and Roy Hargrove Junior and others.
ACCESSION #
23642469

 

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