Jewel Brown started out singing in nightclubs in Houston and Galveston before she caught the attention of both of the biggest names in jazz: Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.
After decades away from the limelight, she’s back. At the age of 77, we might add.
Watch this video of Brown singing “Jerry” with Louis Armstrong and his band. More about her career as a young blues and jazz singer, and why she’s decided to step back onto the stage nearly fifty years later, after the video.