Dolly Rebecca Parton (1946- ) started on radio, recorded her first single at age 13, and the rest is history. She has been a singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, philanthropist, managed a theme park, and worked as an advocate for childhood literacy. Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time, with 44 career Top 10 albums, and 110 charted singles. She has also donated over 100 million books to children around the world through her Imagination Library.

Jane Ellen is the consummate storyteller with eclectic interests, specializing in music and entertainment history. She is an award-winning composer and recording artist who shares her passion for music, history, and spirituality with Albuquerque audiences. With a catalogue of more than 60 published works and numerous choral and chamber commissions, her music has been performed internationally.