and she felt him.
as a deep musician, she could hear him speaking.
watch her face at :20
the note he chose spoke to her.
they were both beautiful, and some say tragic, but i don’t think so. they lived intensely.
for more. just for starters. it’s so much deeper than this.
lester young – my inspiration.
when i was first learning jazz, i found a bunch of lester young recordings at the springfield library. they had this singer on them, and she was unlike anything i’d ever heard.
i learned every lester solo on the record, and billie sank deep into my soul.
this is cool if you want to know more.