We’re an evolving project of discovery.

Our ideas, our music, our web pages, all in motion.

We’re history lovers, mostly storytellers.

Maxfield Parrish Sky

“For all the past beloved summer days and nights and all the radiant ones yet to come.” – Ellen Kaye

Your Oyster

“…the sense of no clocks, endless days, just rolling on forever in a blissful state.” – Ellen Kaye


“In memory of Kim Tsang, my son Ian’s father.” – Ellen Kaye

Haunted Hart

“Haunted Hart is about a man I loved when I lived on Hart Island in 1974…these are my memories of him. And the ghosts of Potter’s Field.”-Ellen Kaye

River Styx

“River Styx brings my time in Phoenix House on Hart Island to life. I was fourteen when I got there…I’m tackling my own story, the stories of abandoned people, of what it’s like to be left behind.” – Ellen Kaye


“it was America in 1974. Not like anything else.” -Ellen Kaye

A Manhattan Fairy Tale

“I started telling this story a long time ago. For now I’ll let the song say it all.” -Ellen Kaye


“History in a nutshell told by a nightclub singer, not an historian.” -Ellen Kaye