Sunday, November 27, 2011

Sometimes You Fall in Love

...with the people you're asked to write about.

I was so thrilled to get the opportunity to pen a piece on the International Sweethearts of Rhythm for Oxford American's annual music issue (this year based on bands from Mississippi). The Sweethearts were, in summary, the nation's first integrated, all-girl swing band. You name it, they battled it: sexism, exploitation, Jim Crow laws, financial troubles.

Read the article here.

I always love working with Oxford American. An honor.


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