Wed, Oct 25|
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institut
Celebrating Mary Lou Williams
An evening of music and film devoted to the pioneering pianist.
Time & Location
Oct 25, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institut, 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144, USA
About the event
Seattle pianist Ann Reynolds along with producer and director Kay D. Ray present an evening devoted to the music of much-loved and pioneering pianist, Mary Lou Williams. Williams is considered one of the greatest arrangers, composers, and musicians across time, playing numerous styles including ragtime, boogie-woogie, blues, as well as popular and classical styles.. The live performances will be interspersed with archival film interview clips and rare performance footage of Mary Lou Williams to tell the story.