I’m getting very excited about the program. And I’ve been finishing up the new script for the veteran’s I’m working with. We’ll be performing with ellen cherry and it will be a combination of poetry, storytelling and music. Here’s my other involvement with New Day, I’m part of a Writing, Writing & Healing program.
Will let you know about the “Waxter Wisdom” performance of Ella Fitzgerald (that I wrote) this coming Wednesday. Ella has some great songs and her story of how she developed her style (scat) is fascinating. Later, she became even more famous for singing songs from the Great American Songbook (it’s not a real book). Marilyn Monroe insisted she perform at the Mocambo Club in Los Angeles. To ensure Ella would get lots of press MM was at a front row table for every performance. The press went bananas. Such is the stuff great stories….