Merry Makers

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The Merry Makers were a female African vaudeville group the 1930s whose repertoire consisted of a mixture of jazz, ragtime, comic sketches, jubilee and church (amakwaya) music. It was one of many which had developed out of the minstrelsy tradition of the 1920s.


Loren Kruger, 1999:29; Ballantine 1993

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