Willie Nelson (1933- ) wrote his first song at the age of seven and joined his first band at ten. During high school, he toured locally with a band called Bohemian Polka as their lead singer and guitar player. From these humble beginnings, he has become one of the most beloved legends of country music, as a singer-songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist. Come celebrate the career of the Red-Headed Stranger through story and song.
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.