"Trumpeter, singer and dancer Valaida Snow was a pioneering woman in jazz and among the first to reach an international audience. Like fellow boasters Jelly Roll Morton and Sidney Bechet, her tall tales sometimes obscured the substantial accomplishments of her career, which took her from vaudeville to musical theater and cabaret, and stylistically, from early jazz through Swing to rhythm 'n' blues.
Music Hall performer Kitty Lord. Music Halls were the working class alternative to the theatre. Acts were varied and included comedians, singers, dancers, magicians and stuntmen. Female performers were especially popular with audiences and were renowned for their use of innuendo in their songs and routines.