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Join us for musical selections and a live interview with Joan Cartwright, veteran vocalist and composer of the Jazz and Blues stage for 35-plus years. Joan founded Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc., a non-profit organization to promote women musicians globally. She has two CDs –Feelin’ Good and In Pursuit of a Melody. Joan performs in concert and lectures around the nation and the world. Visit www.joancartwright.com.
JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE DIVA JC'S BIRTHDAY AND DISCUSS HER YEARS OF LOVE, LIFE, AND MUSIC!
Singer and composer Kaitlin McGaw grew up in Boston and graduated with honors from Harvard University before moving to San Francisco. Like fellow Harvard grads Bonnie Raitt, Rivers Cuomo, and Yo-Yo Ma Kaitlin left the academic realm to pursue music (though recently someone called her a "genius" behind her back). From the age of four, Kaitlin was jumping on stage to perform, joining children’s music performers RosenShontz onstage to sing and dance with them at the first live show she attended. She was on stage throughout her childhood, only slowing down while at Harvard where she studied African-American Studies, followed by literary research in post-apartheid South Africa. On November 8, Diva JC embarks upon a Borders Book Tour with her book, IN PURSUIT OF A MELODY and the companion CD. The book contains her memoirs and the history of Women in Jazz, plus 40 original songs and 35 poems. Also, in the book is a lecture on the business of music - So, You Want To Be A Singer?
Diva Joan Cartwright - DivaJC is the founder of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc. She is a Jazz and Blues singer, composer, author and educator.
Freddie Hubbard recorded her composition "Sweet Return" on Atlantic Records in 1983.
ColoredPeople.net BlogTalkRadio Show host, Tania-Maria Xavier, was honored to be the first radio show host to debut Joan's song "Making Love To You", recorded in 1981 in Queens New York with her band Jazz Hotline. (See our first music show! "The colors of music")
The Amazing Musicwomen Ensemble is available for bookings.
Join your host Tania-Maria Xavier January 28, 2010 @ 7pm PST/9pm CST/10pm EST
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Joan Cartwright was born December 7, in Kew Gardens, New York. She holds a B.A. in Music and Communications from LaSalle University, in Philadelphia, and a Master's in Communications from Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton, FL. She is the host of MUSICWOMAN Internet Radio. She has produced a large portfolio of original music, recorded over four decades. Today, her music is in a book, JOAN CARTWRIGHT SONG BOOK. Joan is the only woman in the world with a jazz and blues song book. She has interviewed nearly 100 women musicians from New York to California, Sweden, Holland, Belgium, South Africa and Australia. No other female composer has published a song book. Her first song to be recorded was "Sweet Return" on Atlantic Records in 1983 by Freddie Hubbard and the Kool Jazz All-Stars. She co-produced with Giovanni Mazzarino "Feelin' Good" (Tireno Records 1995), in Catania, Sicily, and "In Pursuit of a Melody" (I AM Records 2005), in Atlanta, GA. Joan has published 9 books, including her complete anthology of memoirs, poetry, songs and lectures entitled IN PURSUIT OF A MELODY. All books are available at Joan's Bookstore. Joan is the founder of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that promotes women musicians, globally. Visit her websites: www.joancartwright.com and www.wijsf.com
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Joan Cartwright is the first woman in the world to publish a Jazz and Blues Song Book that contains 41 original compositions, some instrumental, some lyrical. 11 have been recorded on her CDs Feelin' Good and In Pursuit of a Melody.
For the month of December, this show will air, featuring Christmas music from Mzuri and Andrea Garrison [Melody Cole's music didn't upload correctly]. Garrison's song features Jerry Harris, Jesse Green and Frank Hoch.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!
I'll be back in 2010 with all new guests!
Love and music,
Just back from a month-long gig in Kyoto, Japan, this Dallas native has been wowing audiences with her Dinah Washington brand of jazz and blues for two decades. Websites: www.cdbaby.com/cd/sandrakaye - www.sandrakaye.com.
Diva JC's links are www.wijsf.org and get her book at www.fyicomminc.com/inpursuit.htm
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Just back from a 4-month gig at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Manila, Philippines, this singer/songwriter and author shares her love of music and travels with us. Websites: www.cdbaby.com/cd/juscynthia - www.jussent.com.
Diva JC's links are www.wijsf.org - Get her book at www.fyicomminc.com/inpursuit.htm - Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org - Let us know what you think about the show!
From Tahoe, Nevada, Jace Harnage has sung with several well-known artists, including Frank Zappa. Hear Jace @ www.myspace.com/jazzyjace2002. Diva JC's links are www.wijsf.org and get her book at www.fyicomminc.com/inpursuit.htm
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