Tiny Davis

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Tiny Davis


United States

Birth - Death




Swing jazz trumpeter and singer, known as Ernestine 'Tiny' Davis, playing for the band 'The International Sweethearts of Rythm', considered the first all-women jazz band. Recognized as the female Louis Armstrong. Partner was Ruby Lucas, and they both travelled on tour extensively together. Subjects of a documentary called 'Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin’ Women from 1988', an extra on a DVD documentary called 'Before Stonewall'.

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