The Girls in the Band
More About The Girls in the Band
This documentary profiles a number of talented women who became prominent figures in the jazz scene of the 1930s, a time when the genre was dominated by male performers. The film also looks at contemporary female jazz artists.
Main Cast & Crew
Judy Chaikin - Director
"[A]s the upbeat documentary THE GIRLS IN THE BAND amply demonstrates, from the get-go women have been deeply involved in all aspects of America’s great musical genre..." - 01/30/2012 Hollywood Reporter
"Editing seamlessly juxtaposes the women’s stories with historical performance footage. Their stories are so compelling, many suggest their own documentaries." - 02/20/2014 Chicago Sun-Times