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Mary Lou Williams

Born: 
05/08/1910
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Died: 
05/28/1981
Years Active: 
1920's-1981
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Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger. Williams wrote and arranged for such bandleaders as Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, and she was friend, mentor and teacher to Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Tadd Dameron, Dizzy Gillespie and many others.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Andy Kirk & His Band 02/06/1940 East Market Gardens Akron Ohio USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 02/07/1940 Ogden Ballroom Columbus Ohio USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/01/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/02/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/03/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/04/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/05/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/06/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Andy Kirk & His Band 05/07/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Bessie Smith Memorial Fund 12/19/1955 Blue Note (PA) Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
4th Annual Newport Jazz Festival 07/06/1957 Freebody Park Newport Rhode Island USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/12/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/13/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/14/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/15/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/16/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/17/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/19/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/20/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/21/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/22/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/23/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio 11/24/1957 Cherry Lane Restaurant NYC New York USA
5th Annual Newport Jazz Festival 07/05/1958 Freebody Park Newport Rhode Island USA
Mary Lou Williams Trio / George Wallington Trio 02/25/1959 Composer Restaurant & Supper Club NYC New York USA

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