Clora Bryant
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Clora Bryant remains a sadly under-recognized musical pioneer. The lone female trumpeter to collaborate with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, she played a critical role in carving a place for women instrumentalists in the male-dominated world of jazz, over the course of her decades-long career proving herself not merely a novelty but a truly gifted player regardless of gender. Born May 30, 1927, in Denison, TX, Bryant grew up singing in her Baptist church choir. In high sch... Read more

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