Film: “The Girls in the Band”

By Don Heckman “She plays good for a girl.” Or, somewhat more pejoratively, “She plays good for a chick.” Both phrases have been heard repeatedly, in varying forms, since the early days of jazz. Over the many decades in which talented female instrumentalists (playing everything from horns to drums to keys) have been trying, often… Read More Film: “The Girls in the Band”

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