The Syncopated Sisters podcast

by the Syncopation Society

Welcome to the Syncopated Sisters Podcast hosted by Nina Thaler from the Syncopation Society. Here, we highlight and discuss the work of female musicians, composers and producers and their impact in the early days of jazz music. Also there will be interviews with contemporary musicians, DJs, or researchers.

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • Episode 13 - Lucille Dixon

    Episode 13 - Lucille Dixon

    This next season starts with a special bass player, Lucille Dixon. She played Jazz as well as classical music and was socially very active. Anne Borchers, a bass player herself, gives us a clearer picture about this artist, which is not very well known nowadays. So, time to fill this gap..

  • Season 1

  • Episode 12 - Syncopated Sisters Residency

    Episode 12 - Syncopated Sisters Residency

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  • Episode 11 - Mary Lou Williams

    Episode 11 - Mary Lou Williams

    // Sources about Mary Lou Williams: Film documentary about Mary Lou Williams by Joanne Burke Dahl, Linda. Stormy Weather: The music and lives of a century of Jazzwomen. New York: Pantheon, 1984 Dahl, Linda. Morning Glory Witkowski, Deanna: Mary Lou Williams. Music for the soul. Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 2021 Kernodle, Tammy L.. Soul on Soul: The life and music by Mary Lou Williams. Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2004

  • Episode 10 - Marlene Dietrich

    Episode 10 - Marlene Dietrich

    Marlene Dietrich is the female artist presented in this episode. "Jazz historian" Anja Gallenkamp will highlight phases of her life for us. You can find out more about Anja city walks in Berlin here:

  • Episode 9 - Georgia White

    Episode 9 - Georgia White

    It is about time to have a closer look at Georgie White and her music. Georgia White was mainly active in the 1930s and 40s. The members of the band "the hot nuts" from Berlin will talk about Whites music and also play a couple of songs. Guests of this episode are Andrea Ramirez Ruiz and Giedre Paplaityte. Enjoy!// Sources: