Daily Archives: May 5, 2016

Thursday Open Thread | Jazz Week: Abbey Lincoln

Today’s Jazz Figure is Abbey Lincoln. From Lincoln’s Obituary in the Guardian: If Abbey Lincoln was overwhelmed by the responsibility of being proclaimed “the last of the jazz singers”, she never let it show. As her great contemporaries and principal … Continue reading

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