Grammy-nominated jazz artist who made numerous television and radio appearances and was a protégée of Sarah Vaughan and Count Basie.
She was 10 when she had the opportunity to play piano for vocalist Jo Stafford.
She was the host of Pet Style Radio with Judy Carmichael, a 15-part public radio series.
Her mother began teaching her piano when she was four.
She appeared on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion as a guest performer.