The author wanted the two smoking musicians surrounded by indicators of their musical preferences. Need some hints?
A bit of Wagner's score for a Valkyrie. The armpits of a Lorelei. On the right is Lulu, opera femme fatale, gazing at a simpering Liberace, center, opposed by her composer Alban Berg. On the left, the skeleton of a Looney Tune rodent, with hats-off to the Korean artist Sejin Park. I sketched the bones from a web-photo of his assemblage.
Alexi Pigoff has moved into his Cyrano phase. Mangiafuocco is suitably located in the smoke.