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Mary Lou Williams On Exhibit

Among prominent recent visitors to the multi-media exhibition

“Mary Lou Williams In Her Own Right” running through December at Flushing Town Hall were legendary

jazz saxophonist Jimmy Heath and Honorable Claire Schulman, Borough President of Queens, being welcomed

by Jo-Ann JOnes, Flushing Town Hall’s Executive and Creative Director, as they meet under a 1945 portrait of “the

first lady of jazz” by James Kriegsmann.

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