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UNKNOWN BLACK HISTORY FACT: Valaida Snow Black female trumpeter, leader of all girl band. While touring in Europe captured by the nazi's and detained in concentration camp for two years.

FAKE: This is often presented as being a photo of Billie Holiday. FACT: It's definitely not Billie but there's an argument over who it is. One camp says it is Lorraine (Yourna) Byrd, wife of trumpeter Donald Byrd on 48th St. Others insist it's Lorraine Glover in a photo by William Claxton. Both say it was taken in 1960.

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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

Trumpet Player + Fashion Shoot <3

It doesn't get much better than combining a trumpet playing city dweller, a fedora, street food, and pink lips. Photographer Ashlee Raubach calls this Down

Ultra Talented Jazz Baby Valaida Snow played 10 Instruments like a Pro and was so Incredible on the Trumpet that Big Jazz Poppa, Louis Armstrong himself, dubbed Valaida, "Little Louis" and claimed her to be the second best Trumpet Player in the world after himself! She also Sang and Danced like a Dream and had young men begging for her affection!

Valaida Snow - Jazz's Lady Louis

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.

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