Ethel Waters

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Noun1.Ethel Waters - United States actress and singer (1896-1977)
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Walker and Ethel Waters who were at the center of the artistic and social excitement.
Swingin' at the Savoy-A Memoir of a Jazz Dancer recollects her youthful years with Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Billy Holiday, Benny Goodman, Ethel Waters and many other jazz legends.
They include, among many others Clarence Muse, Hattie McDaniel, Nina Mae McKinney, Louise Beavers, Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Willie Best, Mantan Moreland, Tim Moore, Moms Mabley, Jack Johnson, The Dandridge Sisters, Ralph Cooper, Slappy White, Flip Wilson, Honi Coles, Butterbean and Susie, Stump and Stumpy and Muhammad Ali.
Romero also appeared in the Broadway and film versions of Cabin in the Sky, both featuring Ethel Waters.
This recommended two-disc set covering the years 1934-62 collects wonderful movie jazz from the likes of the Mills Brothers, Goodman, Armstrong, Artie Shaw, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Carter, Stan Getz and more, setting the stage for a sequel that shows how jazz continues to thrive in Hollywood in the films of Clint Eastwood, Spike Lee and Woody Allen.
Hurston was a friend of Ethel Waters, for example, and attempted to sell her a song on at least one occasion (Hemenway 207, 284).
feeling the wrenching emotion of Ethel Waters singing "Supper Time," or the sweet sadness of Fanny Brice singing "My Man.
During this time, Hinton was featured on numerous recordings accompanying Benny Carter, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Coleman Hawkins, Billie Holiday, Ethel Waters, and Teddy Wilson, to name just a few.
Those from the earliest black films, which featured such stars as Ethel Waters, Bill Robinson and Hattie McDaniels, command from $5,000 to $10,000, according to John D.
in full gallop across the stage; of Marilyn Miller, whose coltish, loose-limbed dancing is so winsome that her allure shines right through the grainy scrim of ancient film; of Al Jolson, swiveling his hips and making me finally understand--all these years later--why my old boss considered him the most sensational performer he'd ever seen; of George Gershwin banging on the rehearsal piano for a galaxy of tapping chorus girls; of Ethel Waters and John Bubbles performing together.
Lee, whose illustrious career included working alongside Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Ethel Waters, J.