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New Tracks Unveiled in Mary Lou Williams Release

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New Tracks Unveiled in Mary Lou Williams Release

New Tracks Unveiled in Mary Lou Williams Release

New Tracks Unveiled in Mary Lou Williams Release

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In 1954, the pianist and composer Mary Lou Williams walked away from jazz and returned, a convert to Catholicism, three years later. A new recording of one of her masses, Music for Peace (also known as Mary Lou's Mass), shows the breadth of her talent.