The Music Box
Herself - and Her Orchestra
/ Herself - and Her Girls' Band
The Dummy Talks
Herself, Orchestra Leader
(as Ivy Benson's All Ladies Orchestra)
Ivy Benson's All Ladies Orchestra
Did You Know?
Pianist, organist, saxophonist, clarinettist and leader (from 1940) of Ivy Benson & Her Rhythm Girl Band, which remained popular in England for more than four decades. In the course of its history, the band had more than 250 members due to heavy turnover. Ivy was a child prodigy, proficient on piano from the age of five and performed on the BBC radio "Children's Hour" by the time she was nine.