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The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

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The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

NPR - Audie Cornish , Noah Caldwell

During World War II, with thousands of men shipping off to war, half a dozen all-female, instrumental big bands toured around America. It was a rarity in a musical world dominated by men and, for the most part, their stories have been erased or minimized in jazz history. Jazz Night in America host …

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