Why is being a ‘girl drummer’ still a noteworthy thing?

By , Guest Columnist Published: June 09, 2019 5:17 PM CT
Guest Columnist

John Bass

John Bass is the director of the Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College. He researches and teaches about Memphis music, and performs as a guitarist.

Inequity not only exists in terms of professional opportunities or pay for women who are musicians, but it also exists in the very situations where creativity is born. The system is rigged to its core.


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