Arts, Culture & Fun: Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

Thursday, August 26, 2021

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.

Join us for a screening of Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band (2015). Directed by Carol Bash.  (1 hour 10 minutes)

A feature documentary on the life and music of this renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger.  

The screening will take place after the jazz concert by David Schnitter Quintet, part of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.

Bring a blanket or chair for your comfort.  

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For everyone's safety, we are asking all participants to observe the following guidelines:

  • Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated, or if it makes you feel more comfortable
  • All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status
  • Please wear a mask if social distancing cannot be maintained
  • Wash your hands before attending a program
  • Stay home if you are sick



Outdoors at Hansborough Recreation Center
35 W 134 Street, New York, NY 10037
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