Versatile and creative musician with a wide variety of
musical formats and styles.
Extensive experience as an accompanist, solo artist, and band leader
of trios and quartets.
Lifelong exposure to traditional and modern music;
jazz, blues, popular and show music.
Taught and directed music workshops in San Francisco over
last 14 years.
Music degree from City College of New York.
Current Professional Experience
Nordstrom's, half-time musical staff, four years to present.
House pianist at Marin Joe's restaurant, three years, and at
Gold Street restaurant, two years.
Direct and play various jazz workshops at San Francisco night clubs;
The Galleon, The Rite Spot and Julie's Supper Club.
Ran vocal workshops at San Francisco's New College
Women in Jazz series from 1992 to 1993.
San Francisco Bay Area 1970s to Present
Clift, Ramada Renaissance, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Fisherman's Wharf,
San Franciscan, Park Hyatt, Regina's at the Hotel Regis,
Pelican Inn at Muir Beach
Restaurants and Nightclubs
Casablanca, Henry Africa's, Zuni Cafe, Gold Street, Ferry Plaza,
Umberto's, California Cafe, Maltese Grill,
Le Chateau in Palm Springs,
Club opening of the Granite Chief at Squaw Valley,
Lake Tahoe, Galleria Design Center, Crocker Galleria,
Washington Square Bar and Grill, Cafe du Nord,
Paradise Lounge, Tuttomare and Mr Q.'s in Tiburon
Cabarets and Piano Bars
The Plush Room, Fanny's, Mama's, Valencia Rose, Baybrick Inn,
Joe Six's Showcase, Curtain Call, Harry's, Amelia's, Lefty O'Doole's,
Sutro Baths, New Belle Saloon, the Q.T.,
Josie's Juice Joint accompanying Lea d'Laria
New York City Area 1966 to mid-1970s
First musical debut with Atlantic recording stars Goldie
and the Gingerbreads, the original "all girl" rock band.
Headed combos (five years) in major hotels throughout the Northeast,
concentrating in the Catskill region, including the Concord,
Stevensville, Grossinger's, Pines, Fallsview, Releigh, Granite,
Neville, Homowack and Kutscher's.
Village Gate, Bitter End, Count Basie's, Small's Paradise, Ungano's,
Peppermint Lounge, Wagon Wheel, Tavern on the Green, and Blue Coronet.
Greek Lines -- Caribbean and South American cruises;
Yokohama Hotel, Japan;
Nanaimo Hotel, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
Two years touring with show band, The Garfin Gathering,
with extended engagements at Four Queens, Las Vegas;
the Mapes, Reno; Hyatt North Shore, Sahara, and Harvey's at Lake Tahoe.
Hobbies: Sierra Club member and leader, horseback riding.