In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Alexa Birdsong, Director of Arts and Cultural Programs for the City Parks Foundation in NYC, talks about her background as a production coordinator. She started out working for a foundation that gave large sums of money to filmmakers. At the age of 26, she moved on to producing fundraisers of NPO’s around the country. Alexa produced numerous Jazz Festivals, including Benson.