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Atlanta Daily World - March 30, 1942
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12016-03-30T15:57:45+00:00March 30, 19424plain2017-06-29T14:24:20+00:00On March 30, 1942, the Atlanta Daily World ran a story from about a Broadway production called "Priorities of 1942." Dolores Calvin, the articles author and theater editor for the black-owned Calvin Newspaper Service, was particular excited that the performance "brought out own Hazel Scott, boogie-woogie pianist and signer, as the star of the show." Clavin continued, "Miss Hazel Scott does some fascinating and exhilarating things with the white piano. As nite-clubbers know, Hazel is among the authentic artists and is only 21 years old...Hazel is the only colored girl in the cast and the audience gave her a big hand when she came out looking gorgeous and youthful." Calvin noted that "'Priorities of 1942' fills a big demand for war nerves" and "might well make vaudeville pretty popular again.