Jacque Tara Washington as Elizabeth “Libba” Cotton in Here This Day
Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten was a left-handed, self-taught guitarist who played the guitar upside down and backwards. An American musician, singer, and songwriter, Libba won a Grammy award at the age of 93.
Jacque Tara Washington as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill and Billie’s Diary
Eleanora Fagan, known professionally as Billie “Lady Day” Holiday was an American jazz singer with a vocal style strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists. She won four Grammy awards, all posthumously.