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  • The NewYorkologist

    "A young Billie Holiday shows a sense of class beyond her years. Lady Day showed an extension of the style brought on by Louis Armstrong, mixed with a deep mystery and melancholy, there was also a sense of uplifting hope in her music. With her distinctive style, her imprint on the world of jazz is forever prevalent." New York City

  • Annie Meza

    Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpet player Donald Byrd, photographed in 1960 by William Claxton [this is NOT Billie Holiday, as many folks online believe. -a.m.]

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