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MUSICWOMAN with host Diva Joan Cartwright (Diva JC), features women who compose and perform their own music and men who support them. Music, the sound of the spheres, begins in the womb! ~ Diva JC Call in on 714-364-4714, hit #1 to talk to host.

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Carolyn Wilkins is a Professor of Ensembles at Berklee College of Music and author of They Raised Me Up: A Black Single Mother and Women Who Inspired Her and Damn Near White: An African American Family's Rise from Slavery... more
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Ellen Seeling is a trumpeter, bandleader, educator, and recording artist with 35 albums, three multi-platinum with Chic and Sister Sledge. The first woman to earn a degree in Jazz Studies from Indiana U, the Milwaukee native moved to... more

SPECIAL PROGRAM with Sha Battle, Founder of Black Women in Jazz On Friday, May 2, 2014, this black tie event will feature a night of glamour and elegance, showcasing the immense talents of Black women. Our mission is to... more

Debbie Poryes was born in Santa Monica, CA. She began playing piano at five, practicing everything from Chopin to show tunes. Fascinated with musical theory and structure, she played jazz standards, composing, and improvising. She... more

Akua Dixon is a New Yorker. She attended School of Performing Arts, studied cello with Benar Heifetz at Manhattan School of Music, and composition with Rudolf Schramm. She performed with Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Bob Hope,... more

Jessica Jones was born on February 17, in San Rafael, CA. She plays tenor saxophonist and piano and worked with Joseph Jarman, Cecil Taylor, Don Cherry, and Peter Apfelbaum and with a variety of Haitian, Caribbean, and... more

Nika Rejto is a musical visionary, a master performer, equally comfortable with classical fugues, including her own compositions, jazz standards, ballads explored in fascinating new ways, and even Latin music that makes it impossible to... more

Shana Tucker is a singer/songwriter and cellist whose self-described ChamberSoul style of music is a sultry pastiche of acoustic pop and soulful, jazz-influenced contemporary folk. Shana's debut solo project, "SHiNE"... more

Judy Joy Jones is an artist, poet, author, and online radio host, residing in San Francisco. She has produced portraits of Mother Theresa, Janis Joplin and other notable women. Her book Bones of the Homeless is a pictorial poem of the lives... more

Joyce Spencer is from Dallas, TX. She started playing clarinet in middle school but broached tenor saxophone in 12th grade, adding alto sax and flute in college, where she majored in instrumental music education. After 20 years, Joyce... more
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