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The Lady Swings: Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

The Lady Swings: Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice 264 Pages ISBN: #9780252085512 University of Illinois Press2021 Dottie Dodgion isn’t reluctant to share the trials and tribulations endured throughout a long life. Dodgion was raped by her stepfather at age ten, afflicted with early stage polio as a teenager, endured physical, sexual, and emotional abuse at the hands of men in intimate relationships, suffered a back-alley abortion, and repeatedly encountered all manner of sexism on and off the bandstand… [ read more ]


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