Author of Opening Carnegie Hall: The Creation and First Performances of America's Premier Concert Stage; Joseph F. Lamb: A Passion for Ragtime; and Musical New York. Coauthor of New Jersey's Remarkable Women and I Hear America Singing: A Nostalgic Tour of Popular Sheet Music. Reviewer for Library Journal. Essayist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Christian Science Monitor, among other publications.