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OLDUDE
Jan-29-2010, 00:40
Without searching too hard I can think of Lil Harding, Nina Simone and Diana Krall-all pianists, as jazz players.(I am not counting jazz singers).
Are there any ladies who have played other instruments, such as, saxes or brass.
There must be plenty ?

Dorsetmike
Jan-29-2010, 01:43
Pianists, Mary Lou Williams (also led her own band) Jessica Williams, Marian McPartland,
Lisa Graham, Alto Sax, Betty Smith Tenor(?) Sax, Found a few trumpet players, not how many, if any are jazz players though, I'll continue the search tomorrow.

OLDUDE
Feb-06-2010, 19:39
My portrait I hope

OLDUDE
Feb-06-2010, 19:43
See if I get it right this time

OLDUDE
Feb-06-2010, 19:52
That was my painting of Sacre Coeur

OLDUDE
Feb-23-2010, 23:10
Since interest in this thread seems to have wained, and because the Gallery function is not currently operating, perhaps I can use the space to show some of my photos and painting photos?
For example the full painting my "Dinosaur" post was derived from.

OLDUDE
Feb-24-2010, 00:02
My Painting

OLDUDE
Feb-24-2010, 00:08
Original painting

Corno Dolce
Mar-14-2010, 12:32
If you haven't heard the phenomenal Double Bassist named Esperanza, download or buy her recordings - She rocks...

matsoljare
Mar-17-2010, 05:40
I've pondered for a while who i can think of as the earliest famous jazz instrumentalist. It seems there weren't many prominent ones before Carla Bley and Alice Coltrane had their breakthrough. I guess Ethel Smith if you count her as jazz, but there ought to be more i'm just not thinking about...

OLDUDE
Mar-17-2010, 22:33
DMike has just introduced me to Judy Carmichael on piano.
Excellent!!!
cheers John

hardbop grandpop
May-17-2010, 03:06
hazel scott
barbara carroll
and the legendary billy tipton
gord

Corno Dolce
May-17-2010, 20:41
I can't go a day without thinking of Barbara Dennerlein and her masterful jammin' on a Hammond or a pipe organ - The Lady Rocks!!! :cool::cool::cool:

Ghekorg7 (Ret)
May-17-2010, 21:55
I can't go a day without thinking of Barbara Dennerlein and her masterful jammin' on a Hammond or a pipe organ - The Lady Rocks!!! :cool::cool::cool:


Hi CD ! I'm with you on this, The Lady Rocks HARD !!! Can anyone get exactly what she's doin' with her feet ? - too fast to tell....
:cool:Panos

JHC
May-18-2010, 03:56
That was my painting of Sacre Coeur

So the first one really was you :smirk:

Am I the only one that remembers Ivy Benson? ?? ??? ????

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhUW-hXt8nA

Corno Dolce
May-18-2010, 07:36
Hi Panos,

She does a bass vamp with her feet that will cause even Ron Carter to blush :grin::grin::grin:

Cheers,

CD :tiphat::tiphat::tiphat:

Ghekorg7 (Ret)
May-18-2010, 08:04
Hi Panos,

She does a bass vamp with her feet that will cause even Ron Carter to blush :grin::grin::grin:

Cheers,

CD :tiphat::tiphat::tiphat:

Not only Ron Carter, but Eddie Gomez and Miroslav Vitus also...:D:D

Cheers:cheers:

OLDUDE
May-20-2010, 23:26
Hi Colin
I feel so embarassed.
I truly thought the thread was dead so started to use it to experiment with images
because the main image system was not working at that time.
please everybody forgive my foolishment (However the photo is of my painting of Sacre Coeur).
There has now been a pretty good set of posts to the initial thread thanks to CD for taking it on.

teddy
May-21-2010, 14:46
Yes, I remember Ivy Benson. Who many other girls wre with her? And who were they?

teddy

marval
May-23-2010, 20:42
Have a look at this teddy, it has all the details.

http://www.ivybenson-online.com/


Margaret

teddy
May-23-2010, 21:29
Margaret
Thanks for the link. I brought back some memories, plus I enjoy the music they played.
regards
teddy

marval
May-23-2010, 23:12
You are welcome teddy, I am glad it brought back memories for you.


Margaret

teddy
May-27-2010, 13:05
You are welcome teddy, I am glad it brought back memories for you.


Margaret

Margaret
These days I am glad when anything brings back my memory. I was told not to stop halfway up he stairs in case I forgot which way I was going.
regards
teddy

OLDUDE
May-27-2010, 22:13
teddy
try facing either up or down.
I find it helps

Cheers John

teddy
May-27-2010, 23:21
teddy
try facing either up or down.
I find it helps

Cheers John

But sometimes I have to go down backwards.....

teddy

marval
May-28-2010, 20:27
Is this you then teddy?

The other day upon the stair
I met a man who wasn't there
He wasn't there again today
I wish that man would go away


The trick is definitely not to stop halfway, then you don't have to wonder which way you were going.


Margaret

teddy
May-28-2010, 21:07
Is this you then teddy?

The other day upon the stair
I met a man who wasn't there
He wasn't there again today
I wish that man would go away


The trick is definitely not to stop halfway, then you don't have to wonder which way you were going.


Margaret

Love your poem Margaret. It reminds me of the things my wife says to me.

teddy

Mat
May-28-2010, 21:42
Hiromi Uehara, Shirley Scott and Yoshiko Kishino spring to my mind.

JHC
May-29-2010, 01:33
Is this you then teddy?

The other day upon the stair
I met a man who wasn't there
He wasn't there again today
I wish that man would go away Margaret
You stole my thunder Margaret, :cry::cry:
I was going to put 'Leicester Square' instead of 'stair' my bad memory lol.
The flat floogie with floy floy I bet I have got the spelling wrong, my spell check has hemorrhaged :lol:

Dorsetmike
May-29-2010, 12:14
You missed "the"

The flat foot floogie with the floy floy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p_eTkGQVew&feature=related

One of many versions thereon

marval
May-29-2010, 13:43
Sorry to steal your thunder Colin, The flat foot floogie with the floy floy, try saying that after one too many. lol


Margaret

JHC
May-30-2010, 01:35
You are forgiven Margaret, re Mikes link did you notice the big men, I thought it was a modern condition KFC McDonald's etc I rather like the lady trombone player.

Mat
Sep-26-2010, 21:28
I'm not sure if they were already mentioned but if not - Barbara Dennerlein on Hammond organ and Regina Carter on violin.

hardbop grandpop
Oct-05-2010, 01:05
toshiko akiyoshi, barbara thompson, dorothy donegan, and maria schneider
gord

teddy
Oct-16-2010, 15:23
Haveing just listened to Joni Mitchell playing alongside Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays I am going to add her name here. And I beleieve some of her singing here would also qualify her for the jazz canary thread

teddy

gord
Oct-25-2010, 01:38
how about big Ts sister norma teagarden, also i believe humphrey lyttelton had a tenor sax player called kathleen stobart. gord

Mat
Dec-04-2011, 01:26
My newest discovery - Eliane Elias.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_QYY5Z8Hj0&

JHC
Dec-04-2011, 08:42
My newest discovery - Eliane Elias.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_QYY5Z8Hj0&
A bit tame Mat, ...

OLDUDE
Dec-04-2011, 19:55
Hi Mat,
What a wonderful introduction to a singer/pianist who amazingly i hadn't heard of.
you have sent me off on a frenzied search of Youtube, Spotify and Amazon to find her work
and find what I can quickly buy/download. WOW!
I obviously dont subscribe to Colin's viewpoint.

JHC
Dec-05-2011, 01:47
I find her singing weak but her playing was average it is more in the style of a night club performance than Jazz, I am sorry Mat but thatÂ’s my opinion for what it is worth. On a rating of 10 I would give it 5 but I would not buy it.

Mat
Dec-05-2011, 22:56
Colin, "to each their own", as the proverb goes.

John, glad you like her that much! Let me know how the album hunting went.

OLDUDE
Dec-06-2011, 23:45
Mat, Check my post on the other thread - "jazz from around the world" or whatever it is

OLDUDE
Feb-21-2012, 23:57
Checking out on jazz saxists, i saw the name Tina Brooks and thought - "thats one for the female jazz player thread.
OOPS!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TGhSC5Iry8&feature=player_detailpage

JHC
Feb-22-2012, 06:18
This quintet would rival Shearing and I actually have the original vinyl


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgxTKN44AII

teddy
Feb-22-2012, 10:44
My newest discovery - Eliane Elias.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_QYY5Z8Hj0&

Only just found this Mat. Liked it. Also listened to Take The A Train, which proved to me that she can really bang it out as well. She is now on my list

teddy

OLDUDE
Feb-22-2012, 22:59
join the club teddy. I went straight out and bought her CD "Something for you".

Mat
Feb-24-2012, 14:54
Only just found this Mat. Liked it. Also listened to Take The A Train, which proved to me that she can really bang it out as well. She is now on my list

teddy

Glad I could introduce you to her (music, that is) :D

stu
Feb-24-2012, 22:29
Here's some Vi Redd.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=51fuqGoXXYQ

stu
Mar-03-2012, 23:20
Here's another. Melba Liston.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ojwANp_D_fE

stu
Mar-05-2012, 23:57
Here's another long track, Kathy Stobart with Humphrey Lyttelton.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7GaQqzyuko&feature=player_detailpage

gord
Mar-06-2012, 00:43
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sutvim58cIQ
the very talented toshiko akiyoshi.

Dorsetmike
Mar-10-2012, 00:40
There's a few listed here

http://www.jazzgrrls.com/

Obviously quite a few vocalists, but some instrumentalists too, also quite a few discontinued links!

Picking names at random and checking the toob found Mimi Fox, Guitar


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zji3G79mmM

Anat Cohen, Clarinet and tenor sax, here on Clarinet


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7_F78Kk5aw

Lorraine Desmarais, piano


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9fzHDGvEfE

stu
Mar-10-2012, 22:58
This one is the German pianist Jutta Hipp who made it to the U.S. and recorded quite a few albums back in the fifties.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=vBraIeAJ3qw&list=PL095DFE42389F433F

JHC
Mar-11-2012, 00:22
@ stu Rec 1956 that is my kind of Jazz for sure

stu
Mar-15-2012, 23:10
This is pianist Pat Moran. She used to play out on the West Coast with the Terry Giibbs Band in the fifties. She didn't record nearly enough.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6bb3yosfKg&feature=player_detailpage

OLDUDE
Mar-22-2012, 23:34
Thelma Terry played bass and lead her own band

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEzYWWuEAQc&feature=player_detailpage

OLDUDE
Mar-24-2012, 18:25
Marian McPartland
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADhteGinoYQ&feature=player_detailpage

stu
Mar-25-2012, 23:12
Emily Remler was a leading guitar star who sadly died aged only 32 in 1990.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=4kXxFDbEbYE

Dorsetmike
Apr-02-2012, 21:59
For those of you able to get Last.fm try this one

http://www.last.fm/music/Various+Artists/Original+Sound+Deluxe%3A+Jazz+Ladies

Maybe worth looking for it on Spotify or elsewhere.