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Pair searching for more recognition for Mildred Bailey

The visual medium is very powerful in the world of music. If you see it, you believe it. Myriad acts were broken by MTV courtesy of provocative videos a generation ago. The lack of footage showcasing the talent of jazz star Mildred Bailey, who was a sensation during the Roaring ’20s and through the Depression era, is probably the reason the former Spokane resident isn’t as well-known as her iconic contemporaries Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

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