Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams
Mary Lou and Her Chosen Five
Mary Lou Williams Trio
Real name
Mary Elfrieda Scruggs
May 8, 1910
May 28, 1981
United States
Jazz pianist who, over her career, played in many styles, including stride, swing, hard bop, free and third stream. Williams was also a composer and arranger.
Harold Baker Husband


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Covers by Mary Lou Williams

Title Performer Release date Originally by
May 1944 Connie Boswell
May 1944 Prince's Band
November 1944 Belle Baker
November 1944 Clarence Williams' Blue Five
November 1944 Fred Astaire
November 1944 Douglas Stanbury
May 1946 Frances Comstock & Alfred Drake
May 1946 Boots & His Buddies
May 1946 Adele Astaire
May 1946 Dorothy Dickson
March 1952 Doris Day - Orch. under the Direction of Frank Comstock
March 1952 Alfred Drake, Joan Roberts & Betty Garde
March 1952 Adele Astaire & Allen Kearns
March 1952 Ona Munson and Jack Whiting
1954 Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike"
1954 Connie Boswell
1954 Joe Venuti and His Orchestra
My Blue Heaven Mary Lou Williams 1964 Unverified
1971 Yves Montand
1971 Dizzy Gillespie
1971 Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators
1971 "Fats" Waller and His Rhythm
1971 Kathryn Crawford, June Shafer, Ida Pearson and Stella Friend
1971 Mistinguett
1971 Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy
1971 Ted Fiorito & His Orchestra
1974 Dizzy Gillespie
1976 Miles Davis
1976 Bobby Timmons