Happy Birthday, Valaida Snow!

Valaida Snow
Born: 1903

The tale of Valaida Snow is dramatic, a beautiful gifted
entertainer, singer, dancer, arranger, and jazz trumpeter
who succeeded against all odds. Valaida’s exceptional
talent, determination and charm brought her international
fame. Her talents nearly unlimited, a savvy business woman
who spoke seven languages, she blew hot jazz trumpet in
the style of Louis Armstrong. Billed as “Queen of the
Trumpet” she appeared in some of the top theatrical
productions of her day. The toast of Paris… Continue

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[Category: Jazz]