By Tonya Bolden
The 1940's was once a time whilst society proposal it unsuitable for ladies to make a sax wail or set free sizzling licks on skins, yet with the appearance of global conflict II and lots of males away battling the struggle, ladies ultimately obtained their likelihood to strut their stuff at the bandstand. those all-girl bands saved morale excessive at the homefront and on USO excursions of miltary bases around the globe whereas additionally supporting to set up America's legacy in jazz music.
"Take-off?" Oh, yeah. a number of all-girl bands did.
This ebook incorporates a hip swing CD.
From the Hardcover edition.
Note: The Kindle variation of this ebook doesn't contain any CDs or DVDs.
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