Pianist and composer
First job in
New York on
52nd Street, in 1952
Parents disapproved because she
was involved in "the bad life".
Two-weeks at the Hickory House
lasted a year and all of the greats came to hear her, Benny Goodman and
1971, she formed her own record
company, Halyceon Records
Worked for an extensive time at
“Piano Jazz” radio show on
National Public Radio, since 1970
Public Broadcasting System
13-series Women in Jazz program.
Guest of national symphonies