"He entered the music business when he was hired by a publisher to deliver sheet music, then worked his way up to music promoter. Frank Sinatra often used him for personal errands, like picking up Ava Gardner at the airport."
she came to the desert and found herself, and influenced everyone thereafter.
Describing the struggle of pursuing an art career largely out of doors, and decidedly on her own terms: "It was painful because I had no product. And especially a woman in the art world at that time, you had to have something to show. I was just being. I was emphasizing being over becoming, and in the art world that is a very hard stance. "