Kate Parker is a former pre-school teacher and mother of a nine-year-old daughter. She has been playing music live since 1999 and touring Europe as a singer with several bands since 2003. Her husband, Zac, who did the layout for this book, is a drummer with a rock and blues band. They travel together with the bands each summer, and bring their daughter on tour. At home, Kate also organizes a local “Family Band” project in northern Arizona.