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Jazz Musician of the Day: Ethel Waters

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Ethel Waters
All About Jazz is celebrating Ethel Waters' birthday today!

Vocalist and actress Ethel Waters was a key figure in the development of African American culture between the two World Wars. She broke barrier after barrier, becoming the first black woman heard on the radio, the first black singer to perform on television, the first African American to perform in an integrated cast on Broadway, and the first black woman to perform in a lead dramatic role on Broadway... Read more.

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