Slick Chick, or Helen Morgan's Jazz Life 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 11:49AM
Nichole

By Nichole Rustin-Paschal

When Helen Morgan shot trumpeter Lee Morgan, she knew the price of the thing. In the aftermath, while locked up at Riker’s awaiting her arraignment, she reflected on her situation: “I said, ‘well Helen, you got to get yourself together. It’s done. You done put yourself in it now. So, you got to get yourself together. You got to get your mind together. You got to get yourself together mentally to accept what you have done.”

Lee and Helen Morgan. PHOTO: KASPER COLLIN PRODUKTION AB. COURTESY OF THE AFRO-AMERICAN NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES AND RESEARCH CENTER.

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