But Then, She's Betty Carter | 1979

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The life and 30-year career of jazz vocalist Betty Carter are documented. Carter was discovered by Lionel Hampton when she was scatting along with his band while in a Detroit audience. The singer discusses how she ...more
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The life and 30-year career of jazz vocalist Betty Carter are documented. Carter was discovered by Lionel Hampton when she was scatting along with his band while in a Detroit audience. The singer discusses how she overcame race and gender prejudice in her field, and still photographs and reminicences recount her friendships with other jazz musicians.

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