There're so many sides to each and every one of us. We're never just one thing. How many times have you been happy & sad in the same moment? 

How many times have you felt lonely in a crowded room?

I want to explore those complex emotions through stories. And there are so many to tell.  I hope to always find the MAGIC, JOY and MUSIC in each one I get the chance to be a part of.    

And now here's the Fun Facts portion of the website:

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My name is

Jean Ann, but

my friends,

and baristas, 

call me JAG.

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I had an imaginary friend named LaLu, but she ran away from home years ago.

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 I curse like a sailor when I drive

(btw, stop signs are not optional).

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 Hearing people

chew drives me crazy!

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I had a

spiritual/out of body

experience singing

in a pub in dublin.

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I'm strong island proud, so I think I know every lyric to every Billy Joel song,

operative word think!

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I love to travel, and had the opportunity to see the world touring with the NYC PLAYERS,

but there's no place like home.

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My high school math teacher told me I was the next pat Benatar.

(He went to high school with her.)

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If I could live in another place & time, it would be Laurel Canyon, ca in the 1970s.

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My favorite film is "Cinema Paradiso" and I cry EVERY SINGLE TIME!

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I love both whiskey,

and red wine.

But if I had to 

choose a 

cocktail, it 

would be a

manhattan!

All photos by michael kushner

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I've wanted to be a

singer since I was 

3 years old, when

I made my debut

on my uncle's

coffee 

table (that song was  Jingle Bells).