Retro -- I wish I looked as elegant as this as I sit here on my Big Mac (nickname for my computer) in my black cotton garb. Oh well. I shall just admire how beautiful and elegant this image is and imagine that reality was this lovely. ;-)
A great photo, often mis-labeled as "Young Billie Holiday." As several people have pointed out, the era is wrong. This lovely woman is Yourna Byrd, wife of jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd. She was photographed on 48th Street in NYC in 1960.
George Benson: 'The jazz always seems to automatically come out, because it was from my jazz days that I learned that spark. And the nice thing with my band and this repertoire, which is a complete joy, is that we go beyond just playing chords and melody. It is music that can stretch out