Pianist and singer Hazel Scott is perhaps best remembered for her glamour. Glamorous she was, but in this edition of Fishko Files (from January ’09). WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores a new book and an old CD that can help us go beneath the surface to Scott’s life and work.
Buy Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist from Cafe Society to Hollywood to HUAC by Karen Chilton HERE.
Watch Hazel Scott, Charlie Mingus and Rudy Nichols play "A Foggy Day" on the March of Dimes in 1955 HERE.
Get a copy of the acclaimed Hazel Scott, Charlie Mingus and Max Roach album Relaxed Piano Moods HERE.