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Joan Cartwright | In Pursuit Of A Melody (1st Edition)

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In Pursuit Of A Melody (1st Edition)

by Joan Cartwright

Jazz, Blues, Pop, Hiphop, Classical
Genre: Jazz: Bebop
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  Song Share Time Download
1. A Night in Tunisia
5:34 $0.99
2. Blues Medley
5:12 $0.99
3. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
3:03 $0.99
4. Pop Musik
3:46 $0.99
5. Misunderstood
4:07 $0.99
6. Honeysuckle Rose
4:41 $0.99
7. In a Mellow Tone
4:38 $0.99
8. Urban Commando (jazz)
1:53 $0.99
9. Sweet Return
9:28 $0.99
10. Jazz Hotline
3:17 $0.99
11. In Studio
1:03 $0.99
12. Mary Lou's Lesson
0:58 $0.99
13. Delray Blues
0:59 $0.99
14. Sweet Return
2:43 $0.99
15. In A Sentimental Mood
1:58 $0.99
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Album Notes
A Diva in her own right, Joan Cartwright has always been close to the center of the music scene from Jazz in Harlem to Hiphop in Atlanta, where she shares a studio with her daughter, Mimi Johnson of Caustic Dames. Joan's newest release is a compilation of recordings made since 1983 to the present.


1, 2 and 3. Lonnie Smith (p), Bill Peeples (d), Phil McArthur (b), Bobby Tynes (s), Joan Cartwright (v) - Studio time thanks to Phillip Michael Thomas.

4 and 5. Joan Cartwright (v) Produced by PJ at Hypermusic Studios, in 1996, Switzerland

6 and 7. Gianni Basso (s), Giovanni Mazzarino (p), Nello Toscano (b), Enzo Zirilli (d), Joan Cartwright (v)

8. Talkin' That Jazz - Joan Cartwright and Cola Rum

9. Freddie Hubbard (flh), Lew Tabackin (fl), Joanne Brackeen (p), Eddie Gomez (b), Roy Haynes (d)

10-15. Little Piano Pieces played by Joan Cartwright at Caustic Studio in Atlanta, all but the last are Joan's compositions.

Hear Joan's first CD, FEELIN' GOOD! www.cdbaby.com/cd/jcartwright

Also, listen to Joan scat with her daughter, Mimi Johnson a/k/a Puss 'n Boots, on #7 on CAUSTIC DAMES newest CD - ESTROGEN 323 - http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/causticdames3



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Linda Dachtyl

Great stuff!
This cd is great.
Top notch stuff!
The Dr. Lonnie Smith tracks are just an added bonus!!

Lynne O

This record is Hot! Something for every age to enjoy
Only a mad woman or a genius could put together such diverse elements while maintaining the high quality of the music... A very interesting project, this.The samples definitely left me wanting to hear more. Joan is a smoothe Jazz vocalist with an R&B flava to her sound. She's also a hot mama hipster hanging out with her outrageously talented cutting edge hip hop diva daughter. You go ladies! The band is hot-the tracks are clean. Whant more can I say? Good work -knock'em dead y'all!

Sandra Kaye

Joan Is Outrageously Wonderful!!
This recording could be the very best one to be released in 2006. I have always referred to Joan Cartwright as the diva. Well, Joan is certainly one of the most talented singer songwriters in the business, she can hold her own with the very best. This recording however shows her talent to the ultimate and you are going to love it. Remember, I told you so.

bobby barber

A trip around the world in sound!
This is a musical voyage of where we have been and where we may go; it captures the time we live in and validates our emotions. Mo' power to you homegirl!