Janet Lawson

Janet Lawson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Janet Lawson, born Janet Polun on November 13, 1940, in Baltimore, Maryland, is a jazz singer and educator. She was born into a family of professional musicians. As a child she performed on the radio and regional television. She has worked with Duke Ellington, Bob Dorough, Tommy Flanagan, Ron Carter, Barry Harris, Milt Hinton, Dave Liebman, Joe Newman, Rufus Reid, Barney Kessel, Clark Terry, Ed Thigpen, Cedar Walton and the Art Farmer Quartet. Having been born into a family of professional musicians and collaborating with icons of Jazz music, Janet Lawson was soprano soloist with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater in "Blood Memories" at City Center, New York, and composed and created with lyricist Diane Snow, a musical, "Jass is a Lady," produced by Playwrights Horizons in New York City. Lawson also appeared regularly on Steve Allen's television show, The Tonight Show (1968-1969).
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135750291
  • 9786135750294