There was a time when big band jazz was the nation’s music, when radios and films showcased genius instrumentalists—and many of those genius instrumentalists were women. Annie Sieg, illustrator and sometimes ballroom dance instructor, provides a steady backbeat withthis picture book about some of the forgotten women musicians of the big band era, and the possibilities they represent today.
About the Creator
Annie Sieg is an illustrator and writer whose fierce feminism has never gotten in the way of her career as a ballroom dance teacher, or her interests in folklore, music, and jazz. She is based in Seattle. Learn more about her at Anniesieg.com and anniesiegart.tumblr.com.