January 25, 2020
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
301-464-5291; TTY 301-699-2544
African American Women in Music: The Music of Dinah Washington
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Ages 8 & up
Explore the vibrant history of African American Women in Music in our lecture series with contemporary relevance. Discover these legends as barrier breakers, earth shakers, and hit makers who have paved the way for today's artists.
Dinah Washington, 1924-1963, was an extremely popular singer in the 1950's, who performed jazz, blues, R&B, and traditional pop music. She has her first top ten pop hit with her version of "What a Diff'rence a Day Made" in 1959. In 1986, Washington was inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and in 1993, into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.