Tea For Two

Dorothy Donegan

January 17, 1944

Pianist, Dorothy Donegan performs live on January 17, 1944 during an A.F.R.S. Jubilee broadcast.

Jubilee was a radio program broadcast on the Armed Forces Radio Service (or A.F.R.S.) during World War II that featured African American performers.

Dorothy Donegan was a classically trained jazz pianist primarily known for her stride and boogie piano.

In 1943 she made history becoming the first African American to perform at Chicago’s Orchestra Hall.

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