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5 edition of International Sweethearts of Rhythm found in the catalog.

International Sweethearts of Rhythm

the ladies jazz band from Piney Woods Country Life School

by D. Antoinette Handy

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • International Sweethearts of Rhythm.,
    • Women jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-210) and index.

      StatementD. Antoinette Handy .
      ContributionsPiney Woods School.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML421.I6 H36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363704M
      ISBN 100810831600
      LC Control Number98023958

        I thought I should share this amazing female band with you all who are not familiar with The International Sweethearts of Rhythm. They were the top female ja.   Saw on the NYT that Helen Jones Woods, of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, has died of COVID at Made me think back to "Swing .

      Swing Sisters: The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm by Karen Deans and Joe Cepeda 12 Total Resources 2 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books. INTERNATIONAL SWEETHEARTS OF RHYTHM COLLECTION, ARCHIVES CENTER, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION To complete the group, Jones plucked some girls from the Piney Woods marching band and chose others from nearby towns. Many of the original members, especially the Piney Woods students, had never heard jazz before.

        International Sweethearts of Rhythm Woods was adopted by Dr. Laurence Jones, who was the founder of a black boarding school in Piney Woods, Mississippi. He started an all-female jazz band of teenagers to raise money for the school called the Swinging Rays of Rhythm.   Swing Sisters (Hardcover) The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm. By Karen Deans, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator). Holiday House, , 32pp. Publication Date: January 1, .


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