It’s Not about Cyrille Aimee’s Eyes and Curls

I recently got a press release for singer Cyrille Aimee's new album that featured the following blurb: "When you see Cyrille Aimée perform, you instantly fall in love with her—her voice, eyes, curls and the joyful spirit she invests in each song." The quote comes from a 2013 interview with Aimee by the singer Roseanna …

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NPR’s Blog Supreme’s Treatment of Jazz’s Gender Inequalities

A recent post on NPR's Blog Supreme - their jazz blog - has a nice entry about being a woman in jazz.  Click here for the link.  Only one problem: except for bassist Ariane Cap all of the women are either vocalists, pianists or guitarists: all fairly traditional roles for women in jazz and popular …

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