Among the just harpists in jazz background. She was well-known in the 1960s and 1970s, but experienced a resurgence in the 1990s. She was used in 1960 as the intermission pianist in the Blue Notice Golf club. She was deeply associated with the teachings of Indian expert Sathya Sai Baba and founded the Vedantic Middle in 1975 after shifting to California in 1972. She experienced four kids: Michele, John Jr., Oranyan, and Ravi. She was the next wife of jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane.