arza Panther is a souvenir of early 1970's New York City where she grew up playing her dad's upright Steinway and a 3/4 sized cello. In 1985, the Newark TV channel U68 started airing music videos, and Marza was mesmerized by the black and white splendor of Dead or Alive and A-HA. In high school she played the electric bass to cassettes of Jesus and Mary Chain and The Primitives, while practicing the Bach Suites on a now much bigger cello. Learning in her 20's that Lou Reed had written a rock opera, Marza also wrote a rock opera about being a bike messenger, using her day job at Kozmo Video for inspiration. Today, Marza lives in beautiful East Hollywood (E-ho) Los Angeles where she is a composition and arranging major working on her forthcoming EP.
"Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is." -- Malcolm Arnold