Dorothy Sikora knows what moves people. ' Smile' reveals a deep understanding of the human spirit and a refreshing musicality. This jazz collection contains 12 original songs celebrating the joy of life. Her approach to songwriting is stratghtforward: simple songs featuring memorable, yet sophisticated melodies. Dorothy features herself on piano and vocals and her husand, Rob Elinson,on saxophones.The CD is wide ranging in styles and emotional vision. As a young adult, sikora studied music seriously, attending Berklee College of Music. Working as a musician playing piano and singing, she had written songs for television and performed with various bands. Dorothy's work draws from Pop, Soul, Blues, Latin and R&B Music.