A West Village Original, ha! Living Large in Small Spaces

Michael D. Minichiello and I spoke over the phone and he summed up my life, career and THE PASS in 7 paragraphs! Now that’s some fine tuning! Really enjoyed speaking with him. And I think the most charming part of New York is The West Village, hands down. Everything is smaller so maybe smaller isContinue reading “A West Village Original, ha! Living Large in Small Spaces”

Requiem For Celeste

A Requiem For Celeste  July 13, 2019       Articles, People Celeste Martin: November 11, 1927—December 13, 2018 By Denise Marsa  How many times have you heard about a New York City landlady giving every tenant in her multiple landmark rental buildings a special gift bag filled with Christmas goodies? Every year Celeste Martin looked forward to takingContinue reading “Requiem For Celeste”

Herbes De Provence & a way with seasoning

I love cooking. There was one special person in my life a long time ago that actually said to me while he was enjoying the dinner I had made, “You have a way with seasoning.” The way he said it it was as if I was seducing the salt, pepper, rosemary, tarragon, and whatever IContinue reading “Herbes De Provence & a way with seasoning”

Writing Producing Recording Strangers No More

I love all 3 and have been working over the past few months on a new song I wrote with a new young male artist Tobe Baer singing it. He and I and his brother in Germany are producing the track. The song is being recorded in my apartment in the West Village, NYC, Tobe’sContinue reading “Writing Producing Recording Strangers No More”

Action, Take 2 & How Do I Look?

Had a great 4 hours today working with Grumpy Films’s Daniel Sears and Jason Jude on a sizzle reel to promote THE PASS. I answered questions, played a few pieces from a few songs featured in the show. I even read a vignette about the time I walked out on a London stage, the firstContinue reading “Action, Take 2 & How Do I Look?”

Blue Bird Leaving the Nest

Lately I have been thinking a lot about home, and the role it plays in giving us a spiritual center. The apartment where I live in the West Village of NYC has been my dwelling for over thirty years; I have come to think of it almost as an extension of myself–like my arm orContinue reading “Blue Bird Leaving the Nest”