Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Cafe Society to Hollywood to HUAC
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Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist, from Cafe Society to Hollywood to HUAC

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"Hazel Scott was an important figure in the later part of the Black renaissance onward. Even in an era where there was limited mainstream recognition of Black Stars, Hazel Scott's talent stood out and she is still fondly remembered by a large segment of the community. I am pleased to see her legend honored."
---Melvin Van Peebles, filmmaker and director

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Hardcover, 312 pages
Published September 11th 2008 by University of Michigan Press
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Beverly
This was a wonderful surprise read for me.
I heard about the book while watching one of the HBF panels where Karen Chilton discussed the book. It turns out that my liibrary had so I requested it.
It was a suprise read in many ways - biography/memoir is not my fav genre and when reading non-fiction books I usually do not read them straight through but pick them up and put them down over a couple of week period.
But, once I started reading this book - I did not want to put it down and read it in two...more
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