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Sophisticated Lady of Jazz
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TitleSophisticated Lady of Jazz
Extended TitlePearl Thuston Brown - Life in the company of legends.
AbstractPearl Thuston Brown is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Brown was a professional musician since 1951, a singer and piano player at Kansas City nightclubs who toured with Lionel Hampton's band and entertained troops during the Vietnam War." She also "was a solo artist at venues on the Country Club Plaza and downtown," composing jazz and gospel music. Brown made her first CD at age 81 and received a lifetime achievement award from the American Jazz Museum. She died August 28, 2011.
AuthorJoe Lambe
DateSeptember 10, 2011
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Jazz-People
Column NameRemembrances
PageA13
SubjectJazz singers
Jazz musicians
Women
Local SubjectAfrican Americans
Brown, Pearl Thuston
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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CONTENTdm number39976
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