Who’s Afraid of Hillary Clinton? Part Two

According to the latest CNN poll Hillary now trumps Trump with a lead of 52% to his 43%. That means she is the front-runner by 9 points. When Hillary is elected, it will be a triumph for women everywhere, especially in the USA. Almost every other nation in the world has had a female leader exceptContinue reading “Who’s Afraid of Hillary Clinton? Part Two”

Who’s Afraid of Hillary Clinton? Part One

    I often ask myself, why are so many people intimated by strong women. Throughout history, the strength of women has been intertwined with being nurturing, inspiring, creative, supportive–and highly intelligent. Hillary embodies these characteristics, as well as being a persistent fighter who has overcome many obstacles. She is living proof that a woman shouldContinue reading “Who’s Afraid of Hillary Clinton? Part One”

Hey! Ho! Let’s Go Ramones and the Birth of Punk Queens Museum & Denise Marsa Band

We came in from New Jersey to fill a spot, a band dropped out last minute.  My second gig in NYC. My band from Princeton, New Jersey & I drove in, stepped on stage and played our set at the famed Max’s Kansas City. There were big bands like BLONDIE, TALKING HEADS & the RAMONESContinue reading “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go Ramones and the Birth of Punk Queens Museum & Denise Marsa Band”

Invest in the Best

Singer/songwriter  and keyboardist NICOLE BERKE  Nicole Berke is a dynamic young artist with her own musical style that mixes soul, R&B, pop and jazz. I am very proud to share that I have been working with Nicole for over 8 years as her manager and one of her mentors. As a lyricist she excels inContinue reading “Invest in the Best”

Kudos to Singer/Songwriter Dean Friedman: The Sweet Recognition of A Fellow Artist

As a young performer starting out, I was intrigued when Dean Friedman invited me to his apartment to hear a new song he had just written. He claimed he had composed this song with me in mind and that he wanted me to record it with him on his second album. He had seen meContinue reading “Kudos to Singer/Songwriter Dean Friedman: The Sweet Recognition of A Fellow Artist”

When Musicals Create Interest HAMILTON the Musical Gives New Jersey a Boost

The last piece of entertainment that brought the spotlight on to New Jersey was MTV’s JERSEY SHORE. Being a Jersey girl myself,  and from TRENTON MAKES THE WORLD TAKES territory, not sure that show helped to lift the artistic value of NJ. What is happening according to this article and a PBS show I recently watched,Continue reading “When Musicals Create Interest HAMILTON the Musical Gives New Jersey a Boost”

Wild Stallions Must Be Free

As America gets ready to celebrate the 4th of July, I am reflecting on my own independence. The rock n roll business can  take your individuality away, if one is not careful. I was always aware of this poignant fact.  I had to reach deep to remain true to myself while looking to forward myContinue reading “Wild Stallions Must Be Free”

Tony Awards 2016: Age Doesn’t Matter!

Finally! Age doesn’t prohibit women from being winners! ! My thoughts have been reflecting back to the Tony’s. What an amazing showcase of talent and possibilities! The fact that an actress 62 years young  Jayne Houdyshell won her first award for her work in The Humans, is a wow moment. Raised in Kansas she arrivedContinue reading “Tony Awards 2016: Age Doesn’t Matter!”