Viola Smith Drums with Frances Carroll & Her Coquettes (1939). The number: Snake Charmer.
Smith was born in 1912, and just after celebrating her 100th birthday, she sat down with Tom Tom Magazine for a video interview about her amazing life in music and her experiences as one of America’s first professional female drummers. Legend-filled and inspiring: Viola Smith: America’s Original Hep Girl on Tom Tom TV.
via Boing Boing.