Wednesday, September 29, 2010

R.I.P. Abbey Lincoln

Some jazz singers scat willy-nilly
while busily gilding the lily
But Abbey would swing
like breezes in Spring
and flow free and easy like Billie

Chicago born jazz singer, actor and activist Abbey Lincoln died on August 14th. Billie Holiday was her greatest influence. Learn about the great Ms. Lincoln here and here.

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