- The Washington Times - Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Spirit of sisterhood

The legacy of pioneering Pittsburgh jazz pianist Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981) — once an arranger for Duke Ellington — lives on through the 12th annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival, which continues through Saturday at the Kennedy Center. Sharing the bill for tonight’s festival opener at 7: pianist Lynne Arriale, violinist Karen Briggs and vocalist Flora Purim, featuring percussionist Airto. Tickets are $30. Call 202/467-4600 or log onto www.kennedy-center.org.

Robyn-Denise Yourse

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