NY Woman: Sara McDonald

I took the summer off from my NY Woman project but I'm thrilled to jump back into it, presenting Sara McDonald; creator of The NYChillharmonic. She is a brilliant jazz composer and I've been in awe ever since I saw her 20+ member jazz band perform a few years ago. Like damn. She was so gracious and let me photograph her in her stylish Brooklyn apartment. I loved learning more about her background and journey to where she is now. As always, the challenge of working in small or uniquely colored spaces is the best. Give me a pepto bismol colored staircase and I'll give you this: