The Girls in the Band–The Official Site of the Music Documentary

We’ve created this Curated Collection of music by women Jazz musicians who rarely get any air play. We hope it will introduce you to some of the great musical artists who will enrich your life.

Lil Hardin Armstrong – Piano

Oriental Swing

Born to Swing

Riffin’ the Blues

Clora Bryant – Trumpet

This Can’t be Love

Blanche Calloway – Big Band Leader (First Female)

I Gotta Swing

Marian McPartland – Pianist/Composer

In A Mist


Martha Davis – Boogie Woogie Piano

Martha’s Boogie

I’m Gonna Sit Right Down

Dorothy Donegan Piano with Cab Calloway and his Orchestra

Sensations of 1945

Melba Liston – Trombone/Arranger

You Don’t Say

Start Swingin’

Nellie Lutcher – Piano/Vocalist

Blue Skies, It Had To Be You, Let’s Fall in Love

Hazel Scott – Piano

Black & White