This was my first office. The year is 1980. Notice the window. There was no Giant yet. The loft space was living and I had just started a health food supplement business called Creative Arts Marketing. The Office - 1980
A picture of my sister Betsy in Costume from the Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
as Chanson d'Olympia singing the doll song is propped up on my desk along with a box of 3x5 cards, a can of Bud and a piano bench for a seat; all the necessary tools of upper management. I had this same desk through all 12 years of Giant.
Six months earlier in September 1979 our parents had driven us both to the airport. The same afternoon she flew off to Germany to sing Opera while I went to New York to play Jazz. Both of us ready to conquer the world and make our mark with music.