PBS NewsHour

Female jazz musicians raise their voices against sexism

Clip: 03/03/2018 | 7m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

At this year’s Winter Jazzfest in New York, one of the world’s biggest jazz festivals, women took center stage in more ways than one. In a year when more than a third of the festival’s acts had female bandleaders -- the highest in its history -- it also joined 44 international music festivals to sign onto Keychange, a European music industry initiative for gender parity. Ivette Feliciano reports.

Aired: 03/03/18

Rating: NR

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