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Hazel Scott from Cafe Society to Hollywood
February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brief Bio: A legendary jazz/classical pianist, Hazel Scott was known for her style of ‘swinging the classics, “throughout the 1940 and ’50s while her marriage to Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. made them one of the most high-profile couples in America. After a thriving international career, Hazel Scott was blacklisted during the McCarthy Era, leading to her expatriation to Paris. Her artistic contributions are now being rediscovered as one of America’s preeminent musicians.
1:00pm Civic Hall w/light refreshments