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Phoebe and Eubie: The Odd Couple

February 18, 2018

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Contact

Jewish Museum of Maryland
15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Overview

Speaker: Hugh Wyatt Phoebe Jacobs saved the careers of almost all early African American jazz pioneers, including Baltimorean Eubie Blake. Throughout her career, Jacobs was the publicist, manager, producer and ‘fixer for such trailblazers as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Wynton Marsalis. Jacobs was also an avowed feminist and civil rights activist, who would eventually take on the mafia and the political establishment to bring about a semblance of equality for all jazz musicians.

Event Details

Event Category General Information Neighborhood

  • History
  • Admission: Free with museum admission
  • Little Italy

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