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Book Award Winner: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival 1978 – 1985

Book Award Winner: Changing the Tune, the Kansas City Women’s Jazz Festival 1978 – 1985

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Carolyn Glenn Brewer Synopsis Even though the potential passage of the Equal Rights Amendment had cracked glass ceilings across the country, in 1978 jazz remained a boys’ club. Two Kansas City women, Carol Comer and Dianne Gregg, challenged that inequitable standard. With the support of jazz luminaries Marian McPartland and […]