Abbey Lincoln: A Woman Speaking Her Mind

Abbey Lincoln: A Woman Speaking Her Mind



Photo by John Sann, courtesy Verve Music Group

Abbey Lincoln at home with Lara Pellegrinelli

May 10, 2002—2 p.m.
New York, NY

Filmed and Transcribed by Amanda MacBlane

  1. Family
  2. Continuing the Great Women Vocalist Tradition
  3. Some Autobiographical Details
  4. Songwriting
  5. African Heritage
  6. Movies, Paintings, Beauty
  7. The Purpose of Art
  8. Gender Distinctions
  9. The Process of Composing
  10. Today’s “Terrible Times”
  11. Being a Singer AND a Composer


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