Composer of the Week

Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981)

Music for the soul

Donald Macleod's survey of Mary Lou Williams finds her writing religiously inspired jazz.

Tracklist

1

Mary Lou Williams Trio

Tisherome

2

Mary Lou Williams Quartet & Don Byas

New Musical Express

3

The Ray Charles Singers & Howard Roberts

Hymn to St. Martin De Porres

4

Mary Lou Williams

Gloria

5

Mary Lou Williams

The Devil

6

Mary Lou Williams

Pittsburgh Mass: O.W.

7

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou's Mass: Lazarus

8

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou's Mass: Credo

9

Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou's Mass: Credo (Instrumental)

10

Mary Lou Williams

Zodiac Suite (excerpt)

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