Brooks: “How Movement Shaped the Music of Mary Lou Williams”

September 17, 2019

Daphne Brooks takes readers along a tour revealing jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams’ insights into her musical virtuosity in the NPR article, “ ‘Drag ‘Em’: How Movement Shaped the Music of Mary Lou Williams,”  excerpted from Brooks’ forthcoming book, Liner Notes for the Revolution: Black Feminist Sound Cultures (Harvard UP 2020).