An American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years. “Lady Day” had a seminal influence on jazz music and pop singing. Her vocal style pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo.
To me, Billie is both mysterious and tragic. Listening to her - and thinking about her life - has the power to pull out my forgotten emotions that were left to rot and make them bloom into something beautiful.
What a Little Moonlight Can Do
Leather, silk, metal
[S]HEROES: Side B is the second installment of
Jordan Christianson's celebration of Women’s History Month
and the women who have musically inspired him, through wearable art. Each handbag is individually designed and handmade to invoke the spirit of these trailblazing women who have changed history and influenced Christianson.
[S]Heroes: Side B also features the work of Mariel Andrade, whose evocative paintings and love for music has proven to be a perfect pairing with Christianson's handbags.
Jordan Christianson is a Pacific Northwest native and Couturier to its unique arts and performance community. His label Jonquil & Mr Black has been featured internationally in museums, galleries, hotels and on stage, page, and screen.