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"A Conversation With Mary Lou Williams", Terrace Theatre, Kennedy Center, Wash., D.C.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Staged concert presentation of "A Conversation with Mary Lou Williams." Directed by Golden Globe– and Emmy Award–winning actor S. Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order, Lackawanna Blues), this evening features the music of Mary Lou Williams, interspersed with dialogue and vignettes of Williams's life and work. Performed by pianist and music director Geri Allen, vocalist Carmen Lundy as Mary Lou Williams, Kenny Davis (bass), and Kassa Overall (drums), with a script written by Farah Jasmine Griffin, the work premiered at Harlem Stage in 2014.

Part of the Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, Wash., D.C.


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