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 Street in NYC in 1960 by William Claxton
Valaida Snow - African-American jazz musician and entertainer. She was named “Little Louis” after Louis Armstrong, who used to call her the world’s second best jazz trumpet player besides himself. She played concerts throughout the USA, Europe and China.