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Jazztimes Article on my Mother, Rebecca Parris and two other Vocalists, Baby Jane Dexter and Rhiannon -HEALING MISSION

Posted on February 15, 2008 at 9:31pm 1 Comment

My friend Jim Gavin just launched his website, Jim is an outstanding writer and is currently working on a biography of Lena Horne, to be published by Simon and Schuster. Jim has quite a few of his magazine and newspaper articles posted and I was pleased to see he had this empowering and heart-wrenching article on three great singers and teachers of jazz/cabaret and their efforts to help others heal through singing/performing. Hope you enjoy - I'm providing the link… Continue

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At 4:16am on August 29, 2009, Lou and Eva said…
Hi Marla, How Cool, I was just admiring Patti Wicks music and went over to her page to tell her so, and noticed your comment right below mine. You guys are old buddies and go way back I guessing to when Patti lived on LI. Like I told Patti, Its a small world.....but I wouldn't want to paint it. haha Hope your summer was fun and all is well with you. According to the latest statistics the government has been dishing out, the jobless rate is decreasing and we are on the way out of this recession. "I say thats Bull S***". I just hope these lawmakers get the Health Reform Bill passed before any more time goes by. Alot of people really need some kind of coverage. anyway, I'm sure glad for all of us Danny weakened to a tropical depression. Its scary living on an island surounded by water!!! lol I told Marissa I feel like I'm on Gilliagans Island and I'm the Skipper. lol (o: Hugs to is it Louie and Dewie or Hewie? XOXO - Lou
At 1:36am on July 19, 2009, Patti Wicks said…
Tell Rebecca she sounds marvelous on that beautiful track "Not Like This". What a great song and she is such gorgeous and soulful singer.
At 1:27am on July 19, 2009, Patti Wicks said…
Hey Marla,
Glad you like the page. It does look great thanks to Jaijai's beautiful handiwork. :-)
xxooo, Pâté
At 9:06am on July 5, 2009, Manee Valentine said…
At 5:28am on July 5, 2009, Sandi said…
Wishing you a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY today!
At 11:05am on January 19, 2009, Emily Wolf said…
Hi Marla,
Hope you're doing well! Just to let you know I'm singing in Cambridge next friday 30th, if you're around come by! And Happy New Year -Emily
At 9:52pm on August 30, 2008, Marissa Dodge said…
Hey Mar! I'm back and I've been missing you. The trip & concert went good - great even. I've got a lot of stuff to report, so I'll email you soon. It sounds like you've got some good stories to tell too. I hope you've been having fun and everything is groovin' at the Dux homestead.

Love & baked goods from just south of you hipsters.
At 10:19am on August 13, 2008, Patti Wicks said…
Glad you like the pics! One of my very favorite times spent with you guys in LA & Long Beach! Will put the picture of Wig and I next time. His incredible piano playing that afternoon inspired me, plus his gorgeous pinao was a dream to play. He made me forget to be nervous! :-)
Good luck with the job-hunting uglies. I'm doing the income tax business expenses, etc. uglies, here. Hmm.....somethin' wrong with thi picture: I do all the adding and busiwork, etc. and my accountant gets paid??? Just for putting the stuff on the right lines of the tax return?? Is that all??? :-)
Love ewe muchly,
At 3:40am on August 5, 2008, Patti Wicks said…
Ciao Marlottabop from Pate and Giovanni Sanguineti from his computer here in Genoa. :-)
Back home tomorrow night.....Waaaahhh :-(.
Had an incredible time, gorgeous pianos, bassist, drummer and audiences, scenery and the foooood!!!
Yummy for the tummy!
Love ewe muchly,
At 7:12am on June 13, 2008, Chele Cobham said…
Smooches... love ya too!! Best to mom. Denise is in Puerto Rico. I can't wait until I can take a vacation. Talk to you real soon.



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