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Jazz Musician of the Day: Bessie Smith

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JAZZ MUSICIAN OF THE DAY


Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith- vocalist, composer, recording artist (1894-1937) “Empress of the Blues” She embodied the meaning of the blues, living the life she sang about. Bessie Smith set the standard for blues singers on how it should be done... more


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