Grammy-nominated jazz artist who produced several television and radio appearances and was a protégée of Sarah Vaughan and Count Basie. She was 10 when she experienced the opportunity to try out piano for vocalist Jo Stafford. She was the sponsor of Family pet Style Radio with Judy Carmichael, a 15-component general public radio series. Her mom started teaching her piano when she was four. She made an appearance on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie House Companion like a guest performer.