Jazz is more than a musical style; it is an oral tradition, a record of our experience through the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. With piano accompaniment, Joan Cartwright brings her knowledge of jazz to the stage as she sings standards made popular by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Betty Carter and others, as well as her own compositions. Email for booking.


April 11-21, 2007
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Joan Cartwright is a notable jazz and blues singer, composer, author and historian. She has traveled around the world, performing and telling the stories of  WOMEN IN JAZZ  to over 6,000 students, from elementary to university. Email for booking.


  1. Broward County Schools: Photos at Parkway, William Dandy, BCC
  2. Florida International University
  3. Turner Chapel, Atlanta
  4. Norton Museum, West Palm Beach
  5. Tianjin, China
  6. Tokyo, Japan

To bring this remarkable performer, composer, author and educator to your school, email Joan with your name and number and you will be contacted, immediately. 

Email for booking: divajc47@yahoo.com  -   PRINT PRESS RELEASE and ORDER FORM