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Joan Cartwright

Born: December 7    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Joan Cartwright

Joan Cartwright has toured five continents and 16 countries including the U.S.A., eight European countries, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, Ghana, Gambia, South Africa, China, and Japan, with her swinging brand of jazz and blues.

She is a composer and her book, IN PURSUIT OF A MELODY contains 40 songs and lyrics to standard songs: “A Night in Tunisia” by Dizzy Gillespie, “Blue Bossa” by Kenny Dorham, “Tune Up” by Miles Davis and “Bessie's Blues” by John Coltrane.

Joan's book also contains two lectures that she's given to over 5,000 children and college students, in U.S., Switzerland, Sicily, China and Japan: WOMEN IN JAZZ and SO, YOU WANT TO BE A SINGER? Her workshops are dynamic and educational, highlighting the pitfalls and benefits of the music business. She contends that, “Knowing music theory is a step in the right direction for any singer who truly wants to excel in the world of music!”...
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Awards:

Spirit of Excellence Music Leader of the Year Award 2010 Quiet Storm Award 2010 Pea'ce Award 2011
Music, the sound of the spheres, begins in the womb!
In Pursuit of a Melody (2007)
Talkin' That Jazz (2006)
Feelin' Good (1995)
Sweet Return (1983)

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Primary Instrument:
Vocalist

Location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background:
B.A. in Music, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA Lessons by appointment $40 per hour

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May02 Rialto Center for the Performing Arts
Atlanta, GA
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