Joan Cartwright, M.A. is the author of In Pursuit Of A Melody, a compilation of photographs, memoirs, poetry, lyrics and 40 original songs. An internationally known jazz performer, Joan is a composer, recording artist and educator. She is the founder and director of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc.
Ms. Cartwright’s 45-60 minute lecture, AMAZING MUSICWOMEN has been funded by SEAS Grants, in 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2011; Broward Cultural Council in 2009 + 2010; and BankAtlantic Summer SmARTS Program, demonstrating superb results with 8,000+ students at several Broward County schools and two international schools in Tokyo, Japan and Tianjin, China.