Margie Hyams

Vibraphone, Musical Artist

1920 – 2012

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Who was Margie Hyams?

Marjorie "Marjie" Hyams was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, and arranger. She began her career as a vibraphonist in the 1940s, playing with Woody Herman, the Hip Chicks, Mary Lou Williams, Charlie Ventura, George Shearing, and led her own groups, including a trio, which stayed together from 1945 to 1948, performing on 52nd Street in Manhattan. The media, marquees, and promos often spelled her first-name "Margie;" but, she insisted that it was spelled with a "j."

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Born
Aug 9, 1920
New York City
Also known as
  • Marjorie "Marjie" Hyams
  • Marjorie Hyams
  • Marjie Hyams
  • Hyams, Marjorie
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jun 14, 2012
Arcadia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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