Micheline Day

Jazz Diva of the Square: Still Swinging After All These Years

May 30, 2012 | By Heidi Ellison | What's New Art & Culture

“I’m in there,” said the lady in black with the bright red lipstick sitting next to me on the bench in the Square du Temple in Paris’s third arrondissement. She was pointing at the computer on my lap. The lady was Micheline Capuano Blasco, better known by her stage name, Micheline Day. Over the course of many afternoons on the bench near the pond in the little park, she revealed random morsels of her life story to me.