I'm a Newcomb College graduate who returned to New Orleans after 35 years away. I now live in a Global Green house in the Holy Cross neighborhood where I am an active, contributing resident of the Ninth Ward. I attended journalism school as the media landscape was collapsing with a hope of saving it. Now, I freelance for Gambit, NolaVie and do creative writing while making a living in communications.
Like many disciplines, women in jazz have been overlooked on many fronts. The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the U.S. Mint is doing something about that. They have a "Women of Note" exhibit that discusses and preserves the ladies who make this city sing. Read More »