Abbey Lincoln

Abbey Lincoln

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Anna Marie Wooldridge, better known by her stage name Abbey Lincoln, was a jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress. Lincoln was unusual in that she wrote and performed her own compositions, expanding the expectations of jazz audiences. Born in Chicago, Illinois, she was one of many singers influenced by Billie Holiday. She often could be found at the Blue Note in New York City. With Ivan Dixon, she co-starred in Nothing But a Man, an independent film written and directed by Michael Roemer. She also co-starred with Sidney Poitier and Beau Bridges in 1968's For Love of Ivy, and received a 1969 Golden Globe nomination for her appearance in the film.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 12mm | 158.76g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135966170
  • 9786135966176