12 October, 2008


FORT LAUDERALE, FL. (USA) – 12 OCTOBER 2008 - She is an author, composer, entrepreneur and Internet radio talk show host. She is Jazz and Blues Diva JOAN CARTWRIGHT ( and she is bringing her show to the Autumn 2008 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD®! The Diva – Ms. Joan Cartwright – pays tribute to her father – Mr. Uriah Cartwright – in her article “Daddy’s Girl” which will be featured in the Autumn 2008 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD®.

Ms. Cartwright has toured five continents, eight European countries, Brazil, Mexico, Ghana, Gambia, South African, China and Japan. She has delighted audiences throughout our Global Village with her dynamic performances that include her most famous blues tunes – “Nobody’s Husband”, “OH Baby!” and “Treat Me Right And You Don’t Have To Marry Me!” Her book, In Pursuit Of A Melody (, contains 40 songs and lyrics to such standards as Dizzy Gillespie’s “Night In Tunisia”, Kenny Durham’s “Blue Boss”, Miles Davis’ “Tune Up”, and John Coltrane’s “Bessie’s Blues”. In Pursuit Of A Melody also contains two lectures – “Women In Jazz” and “So You Want To Be A Singer?” – that she has given to over 6,000 children and college students in the United States, Switzerland, Sicily, China and Japan.

Joan Cartwright is also the author of Rhythms Of The Heart (, the Founder of Women In Jazz South Florida, Inc., non-profit organization that promotes Women In Jazz locally, nationally and internationally; the President and Chief Executive Officer of FYI Communications, Inc. ( which offers website design and business applications for artists, authors, musicians, and entrepreneurs; and the host of an Internet radio talk show entitled Music Woman Talk Radio which airs on Wednesdays at 6:00 P.M. at musicwoman.

“Joan Cartwright is a dynamic and influential force within the Global Creative Community. It is an honor to be presented with the opportunity to welcome her to the Global Dialogue on Fatherhood and feature her article ‘Daddy’s Girl’ in the Autumn 2008 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD®. Through ‘Daddy’s Girl’, Ms. Cartwright not only pays tribute to her Dad, Mr. Uriah Cartwright, but she also reminds us how important Dads are in the lives of their children – especially their daughters,” commented Diane A. Sears, the Managing Editor of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD(R).

The Autumn 2008 issue of IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD® is scheduled for release beginning on 1 November 2008.

For information about IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD®, visit its blog at or send e-mail to: insearchoffatherhood@

And for information about author, entrepreneur, Internet radio talk show host, and Jazz and Blues Diva Joan Cartwright, visit her websites at:, and

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