Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Links to Excellence – Women who fought to Play

Courtesy of Director/Producer - Judy Chaikin

It was determined female musicians of the big band era who paved respect for their female successors, seizing opportunities to showcase their talent during the draft of WWII as they filled the void left by male musicians.

The Girls in the Band is a revealing documentary, lending historical insight into the discriminatory obstacles females encountered during the prevailing days of segregation and gender bias.

Watch Girls in the Band Official Trailer