Eva Taylor - Wikipedia
Eva Taylor January 22, — October 31, was an American blues singer and stage eva. Born Irene Joy Gibbons in St.
Louis, Missourias one of twelve children. She settled in New York City by There tylor established herself as tylor performer in Harlem nightspots. Within a year she wed Clarence Williamsa producer hired by Okeh Recordspublisher, and piano player.
The newlyweds worked together on radio and recordings. They recorded together through s. Their legacy includes numbers made as the group Blue Five in the mids, which included the jazz clarinetist and saxophonist Sidney Bechettrumpet virtuoso Louis Armstrongand such singers as Sippie Wallace and Bessie Smith.
She was part of the Charleston Chasersthe name given to a few ebony footjobs studio ensembles who recorded between and InTaylor appeared on Broadway in Bottomlanda musical written and produced by her husband, which lasted for eva performances. She returned to performing in the mids, after her husband's death, and toured in Europe.