AMAZING MUSICWOMEN ©2008 Joan Cartwright, M.A.
Using historical lecture, songs and PowerPoint images of photographs and artwork, this one-hour presentation chronicles the lives of women who wrote and performed jazz music, including Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, Alberta Hunter, Ethel Waters, Lil Harding Armstrong, Mary Lou Williams, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, Marian McPartland, Dorothy Donegan, Melba Liston, Abbey Lincoln, Betty Carter, Carmen McRae, Joanne Brackeen, Tania Maria, Toshiko Akiyoshi and others. Concert selections include compositions of Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Billie Holiday, Cole Porter, Norman Mapp and Joan Cartwright.
Industry Expertise (1)
- International Women in Jazz
- Donne in Musica
- Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc.
- Author Appearance