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From Pillows to Pillars

by Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell

Heart-stirring spoken word woven with jamming jazz, soaring gospel, upbeat blues and wonderful worldbeat music.
Genre: Spoken Word: With Music
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1. Heart of My Heart
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2. Paying Tribute to Your Spirit Mama
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3. 15 People Jamming
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4. March On
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5. Love Time, Poem Time
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2:27 album only
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6. :You Can't Have My Son
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2:45 album only
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7. My Daughter Can't Come Out to Play
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2:32 album only
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8. Despair Just Ain't What You Think
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3:16 album only
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9. Dry Your Eyes
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10. Crooklyn
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11. The Think About the Blues
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12. Joy Comes in the Morning
Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell; Allie Tolliver
2:35 album only
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13. Thank God For You In My Life
Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell; Hilliard Wilson
1:52 album only
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14. Double Yes
Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell
1:41 album only
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15. Thank You For Being My Children
Charlotte "Sista C" Ferrell
2:07 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Charlotte Sista C Ferrell
Executive Producer; Original Poetry Author, releases the From Pillows to Pillars CD. A soulful, musical journey with silvery, staccado, sultry spoken word woven with music by some fantastic jazz, gospel, blues and worldbeat artists. Includes sung and spoken vocals by recording artist, Allie Tolliver, bass player/arranger Hilliard Wilson, actor Al White with music composed by Greg Cook, Hilliard Wilson, Mark Cargill, Tony Drake, Bobby Bryant II, Jenelle Hawkins and Gabriel Bibbs. Audiences ranging from a singles workshop to a church conference have clapped, sighed, and cheered these poems and their dramatic rendition. Used in healing poetry sessions or as a survival tool for the freeway commute, From Pillows to Pillows is a cherished piece of inspiration and celebration. Poems chronicle Sista C's triumphant journey tear soaked pillows to pillars of strength.
Charlotte Sista C Ferrell, is a holistic health/creative arts practitioner with a new book, From Pillows to Pillars, published by AuthorHouse, available at www.wordbeat.com She is a University of Phoenix, So CA faculty member and the founder of Mustardseed Ministries International- a creative arts and health-oriented outreach ministry. She is a nutritionist and health educator who often hosts poetry events amidst cultural, health and economic fairs and conferences. In October, 2003 she co-produced her first cinematic electronic poem, Lord Hug the Children, with ASCAP musician Hilliard Wilson and animator, Joe Cleaveland. It won 3rd place in San Francisco's 28th annual Cin (E)-poetry festival. Following that, she produced Paying Tribute to Your Spirit Mama with filmmaker, Cin(E)-Poetry co-founder, George Aguilar. Lord Hug the Children deals with the escalating demise of childhood. The latter is a tribute to the care, joy and love her mother, Aljeane Burleson, lavished on her family, friends and community before losing her life to cancer.
Charlotte ~Sista C, assists couples in writing marriage vows; creates poetry tributes and stories for weddings, business launches, reunions and other celebrations. She has been writing and publishing poetry since her childhood in K.C. Ks. She is a member of the National Poetry Assn; the Nat'l Assn for Poetry Therapy; Lafayette Players West, Soulvisions Frontline Poets, and Sista C and the E.E.C. Experience. She is also a member of the pastoral team at Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E., U.C. Irvine. She has been recognized by Who's Who of International Entrepreneurs; Who's Who of Executives and Professionals; the International Poetry Hall of Fame; Sparrowgrass Poetry Awards, the National Library of Poetry, and the American Cancer Society. She regularly hosts workshops, readings and events of a spiritual, cultural or just plain fun nature. You may read or hear her poetry at www.booksistac.com, or contact her by email at tellwrite@yahoo.com.

Recent Performances: So Cal A.M.E. Women's Missionary Society 5k run and Health fair, Baldwin Hills Mall (Aug./04); COR Single's Conference, Irvine; Gospelfest Pomona Civic Center (Aug/04);Pan African Film Festival "Spoken Word Fest" (Feb. 04); Amer. Cancer Society (So. Central) Volunteer Appreciation Dinner (March/04); U S Veterans Hospital M.L.K. Birthday Celebration; C.O.R. Poetry Coffeehouse; Cowboys in the Hood Christmas Party; Save the Date Online Launch (tribute poem); Summer fest, Fox Hills; L.A. Black Business Expo Poetry Cafe; Culver Palms U.M.C. 9-11 Memorial and MLK Celebration; Derrick's Jamaican Cuisine; Soulvisions at Starbucks; Angel's Gate Cultural Center- Juneteenth Celebration; Inner City Slickers Ranch; Greater First Christian Church Prayer Breakfast; One Accord Educational Ministry; A.C.S., L.A Relay for Life; K.C.K Sojourner Truth Christmas Party.

For bookings, contact Charlotte Sista C Ferrell at:
Cell: 310 562 6889 v. mail/fax: 866 789 3772 URL www.booksistac.com
Email caferrell@sbcglobal.net or savemo@onebox.com
17252 Hawthorne Blvd. #221 Torrance CA 90504
Buy the From Pillows to Pillars book at www.wordbeat
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