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2014 Update

Near the end of my 11th Doctoral course for Business Marketing, I am closer to graduation than ever before. As I look back over the past two years, much progress has been made.  I’m not situated in Atlanta, GA, where I live with my daughter, Mimi Johnson, CEO of www.mjtvnetwork.info, which has several shows in production. On May 21, I will co-host one of three shows in a series entitled Amazing Musicwomen with vocal musician Sandi Blair.

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Meanwhile, we are calling for a Symposium on Women in Arts.  Please LIKE this page at Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/symposiumonwomeninarts) and sign and share this petition: http://tinyurl.com/ks5byvs

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On May 2, at the Ferst Center in Atlanta, GA, I will be named the first

Lady Jazz Master by Black Women in Jazz & Fine Arts Awards among other astute women in music.

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Finally, we encourage everyone to nominate a woman musician/composer for the prestigious NEA Jazz Master Award for 2015. You can do this at http://arts.gov/honors/jazz

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Visit my website at www.joancartwright.com 

Two Important Videos

This first video is an interview by Al Carter-bey, radio DJ at WHPK 88.5 FM in Chicago with Joan Cartwright on the status of women musicians in the U.S.A.

The second video is an interview on KCBS with trumpeter Ellen Seeling on the rally against the all-male Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra that pays each of its members $100,000 annually, funded by governmental agencies like the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA).

Your comments are welcome. To help us promote women musicians, join our non-profit organization that is global. You do not need to be a musician to join us at http://www.wijsf.org.

Thanks,

Joan Cartwright

Founder/Executive Director

Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc.

SPRING 2014 – Second Issue

MUSICWOMAN MAGAZINE©®™

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The second issue to publish online in SPRING 2014

Advertisers are are primary target and you may garner commissions by bringing in ads.

The online rate sheet is on page two. Featured artists will be determined by accomplishments as far as original compositions. Our goal is to identify talented women who compose music and the men who support them. More info to come.

Deadline for ads for the Spring issue is March 21.

http://issuu.com/joancartwright/docs/mwmag_august2013

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Want to advertise?

Contact: divajc47@yahoo.com, today!

Music & Motherhood

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I have two wonderful children. My son just turned 50 this month. He sings well but only in the shower. When he was an infant until he was two, we listened to THE SOUND OF MUSIC every morning! He just loved it.

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My daughter is 48 and has followed in my footsteps. She is a vocalist, songwriter, producer, actress, playwright, and WEB TV host.

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Neither one of my children are introverts. They are really comedians and bring a lot of joy to those around them. When they were teenagers, I practiced piano and composed most of my songs, while they tended to my mother, who was incapacitated. They would be upstairs and I’d be in the living room, downstairs. You couldn’t hear a pin drop, most of the time. I think they enjoyed my playing. There was a lot of peace in our home.

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www.joancartwright.com  |  Diva & Daughter  |  www.mimijohnson.net

Music, the sound of the spheres, begins in the womb!!!