Mary Lou Williams - Mary Lou Williams


Smithsonian Folkways



Product No.:
ASFW 702843
UPC: 093070284319
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So versatile that she was able to sustain a professional career for more than 30 years, jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mary Lou Williams ran the gamut from Dixieland to swing, bop and avant-garde. This album is among her 1960s avant-garde works, with intimate piano combos and vocal jazz choruses; it includes her well-known cantata, "The Black Christ of the Andes."

Side 1
01 Black Christ of the Andes (St. Martin de Porres)
02 It Ain't Necessarily So
03 The Devil
04 Miss D.D.
05 Anima Christi

Side 2
01 A Grand Night for Swinging
02 My Blue Heaven
03 Dirge Blues
04 A Fungus Amungus
05 Praise the Lord

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 1 person(s) rated this product.

Excellent recording

posted on 09/29/2020
5 Stars
Reviewer: Gsal
I am impressed by the sound quality of this pressing. Some vocal material and great jazz compositions. The vocals do reflect her religious beliefs. But if you are collecting Mary Lou Williams or Pittsburgh jazz history this is a worthy addition to your collection.

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