Women Take the Mike
The jazz business was once known as a man’s game. That may, in some ways, still be true. But this March, as Women’s History Month unfolds, jazz clubs throughout New Jersey will come alive with groups led by women.
“It’s a great time for women in jazz,” said Roseanna Vitro, 63, a de facto dean of jazz singers in the Garden State.
Even though offerings won’t represent the full range of the genre — avant-garde groups, big bands and ensembles helmed by instrumentalists will be less than plentiful — female vocalists will be abundant.