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Great Aunt Ruth & the Saucy Cats began as a virtual band and a musical collaboration between two people who met in a jazz bar on a ship in the middle of the Atlantic. One had great musical ideas; the other was a great musician.

The one who was dreaming music shared her first musical sketches with the other, who was living music. He became her friend and teacher. Great Aunt Ruth & the Saucy Cats was born from their dreams and friendship.

Shortly after a recording session in 2015, Great Aunt Ruth & the Saucy Cats experienced a great loss, the untimely death of Joel Scott. He had given the dreamer—Kathryn Joy—her start.

But he left her in the hands of a cadre of good friends—all stellar, experienced musicians and mentors. One of these men—Rahn Coleman—became her new producer. In their care, she continues to grow as a recording artist.

Kathryn Joy, the composer, vocalist and spirit behind Great Aunt Ruth & the Saucy Cats, conveys her big ideas in small bites and leaves her listeners wanting more… She is an intriguing songwriter who mixes her mischievous thought process with disarming candor. Original and iconoclastic, she shares honest and playful feelings from her own life experience, and she does so with rare sweetness. Listeners looking for love, wonder, adventure, and nostalgia will enjoy her lyrics for their beauty, good humor, and subtlety of expression.

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”As much as 'Usain's Belt' is an aptronym for the speedy Olympic sprinter, so too is 'Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats' for the music this virtual band creates...The songs are a welcome snap from working-class tedium, with songs soaked in grandeur. At times playfully teasing out the romantic side of a listener's heart, Joy shows her audience a couple falling in love in the soft hues of a Paris morning or walking the Ports of Saint- Tropez under the magnificence of a big blue sky.” John O'Neill, The Vail Daily

“All About The Music In Your Heart is the very impressive debut of singer-songwriter Kathryn Joy whose songs are performed with an all-star jazz group.” Scott Yanow, Jazz Journalist/Historian

“Great Aunt Ruth & the Saucy Cats: All About the Music in Your Heart: This debut album by singer/songwriter Kathryn Joy teams herself with Rahn Coleman/p-synt, David Cowan/perc, Quentin Dennard/dr, James Leary/b, Greg Porée/g and various guess for this six song mix of moods

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Album All About The Music (Tribute to Joel Scott) by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

All About The Music...

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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Album A Seed In The Wind by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

A Seed In The Wind

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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Album Pêche Melba by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

Pêche Melba

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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Album Swing It Like Ella by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

Swing It Like Ella

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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Album Sweeter With Time by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

Sweeter With Time

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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Album All About The Music In Your Heart by Great Aunt Ruth and the Saucy Cats

All About The Music...

Sweet Sweet Kisses
2018

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