The Journey to Jazz and Human Rights - Episode 3: Women's Rights

Alana Bridgewater hosts the Journey to Jazz and Human Rights, a documentary look at how the music, and the men and women who made the music, made claim to human rights around the world.


We know the star women vocalists of Jazz: Billie, Ella. But beyond the fame are the women of jazz who toiled behind the scenes, faced discrimination, and set a course for women in the arts. In particular, artists owe a debt to the great composer and arranger, Mary Lou Williams. On part three of Journey to jazz and Human Rights, the women of jazz and the obstacles they faced, the rights they claimed