BESSIE, BILLIE, & NINA: PIONEERING WOMEN IN JAZZ

Virginia Arts Festival presents Bessie, Billie, & Nina: Pioneering Women in Jazz on February 20, 2022 at the Historic Attucks Theatre.  In the history of jazz, three women stand out for their unique style, extraordinary talent and influence on not just the musical form but on the very heart of American life. From the Jim Crow era-South through the turbulent 1960s, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone won fans and changed minds.

BESSIE, BILLIE, & NINA: PIONEERING WOMEN IN JAZZ