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Ethel Waters

Powerful, feisty and influential, Ethel Waters was an excellent jazz singer, mainly remembered now for her screen roles in such pictures as Cabin in the Sky. Popular with both black and white audiences, she was a major star in the 1930s and 1940s. Her biographer Stephen Bourne joins Alyn Shipton to select the highlights from Waters' recordings.

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Sat 12 Feb 2011 16:00