A couple of childhood friends…
Chicago radio & TV personality Two Ton Baker, and Duke Ellington, taken at the Blue Note, where my mother Elaine was a cocktail waitress. She & Ella Fitzgerald shared the same birthday, & always joked about it.
At home I wasn’t all that friendly to my sister, Mary Lee, though we put on a good show in public.
Duke taught me all about custom made shirts & suits, but more about creativity as a profession.