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Praise the Lord - Chorale Vocal
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performed by Mary Lou Williams, 1910-1981; in Mary Lou Williams (Folkways Records, 1964), 6 mins

So versatile that she was able to sustain a professional career for more than thirty 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 inclu...

performed by Mary Lou Williams, 1910-1981; in Mary Lou Williams (Folkways Records, 1964), 6 mins
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Music of New Orleans, Vol. 2: Music of the Eureka Brass Band
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produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
New Orleans has been known for its brass bands since the early nineteenth century. The Eureka was formed in the 1920s, and as the years passed it attracted the city's best musicians. In this 1958 recording, the band plays funeral songs, classic New Orleans brass band tunes, hymns, and a stunning ragtime march.
produced by Samuel Barclay Charters, 1929-2015 (Folkways Records, 1958), 32 mins
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