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MP3 Joan Crowe - Bird On The Wire

If you love the melismatic vocal style of Mariah Carey or any of the Americam Idol contestants-then look somewhere else, Joan actually chooses the note she wants to sing.

13 MP3 Songs in this album (46:16) !
Related styles: JAZZ: Jazz Vocals, COUNTRY: Country Pop

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With Liner notes by WBGO legend Michael Bourne!

With soulful sexy vocals, Joan Crowe''s debut album "Bird on a Wire" walks an electrifying line, fusing jazz with a nest of musical styles.

With the artistry of Tedd Firth on Piano, the incredible Jay Leonhart on Bass,
Scott Neuman on Drums, George Walker Petit on Guitar, Justin Flynn on Sax and Mike Petit on Hammond, this album stand out from the pack.

Whether putting a gospel groove to Leonard Cohen''s song for the title track or a Reggae beat to the obscure Beatles'' tune, I''m Only Sleeping; this album exemplifies her creative flights of fancy.

She puts her sensual, soldering iron to work when she melds Peggy Lee''s Fever with Diane Shure''s I Caught a Touch of your Love. Her jazzy renditions of Never Never Land and Everything will make you believe that this lullaby and pop tune were always meant to swing.

She will seduce you with her sexy, soulful voice on the country ballad Every Night I Sleep with an Angel, then have you tapping your feet to her original tune, Petite Southern Woman.

Her smokey voice feels almost translucent on the sentimental The Way You Look Tonight and aches with longing on the haunting I Cover the Waterfront.

This MAC award winner for comedy allows her wry sense of humor to enchant you throughout, but it comes through particularly strong on the whimsical Boom Boom, and Twisted.

Joan weaves a unique artistic home by building her musical nest with a little jazz, a little country and a dose of whimsy all held together with an honest voice, and a genuine joy of singing.

This lovely Crowe walks a fine line indeed balancing on this wire!


New York Newsday called her "act as polished as a diamond." Joan Crowe is a versatile singer with an extensive repertoire of jazz, standards, pop, rock, blues and folk. Joan''s comic ability earned her the 2002 MAC award (Manhattan Association of Cabaret and Clubs) for Female Musical Comedy.

Her Jazz band, High Society Rhythm recenty filmed promos for ESPN and has performed in New York at the Rainbow Room, the Plaza Hotel, The Carnegie Club, The Oak Room in Grand Prospect Hall. Her credits include performances at The Rainb Trumpets Jazz Club, The Manor, The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, Westchester Conservatory of Music, Rockland Center for the Arts, The Emelin Theatre, Archie''s Place, Don''t Tell Mama, Eighty-Eights, Danny''s Skylight Room, The Duplex, Judy''s Chelsea, The Cinegrill in Los Angeles, Odettes, Teddy Cares, the National Society of Arts and Letters, the ASCAP songwriters'' showcase, and the Mable Mercer Cabaret Convention at Town Hall. and Brunelli''s, Orchard Street and The Globe, Harry''s of Hartsdale, Coyote Flaco, Zuppas, and countless benefits, private parties, and weddings.

Her corporate clients include Dunn and Bradstreet, Pfizer, Meetings in Medicine, Florida State University and WAWBO (Westchester Assoc of Women''s Business Owners).
"She is able to liven up even our most boring quarterly sales conference, with some of her comic songs and her hysterical parodies that she tailors to fit our company"-Jerry Reisburg, Vice President, Dunn and Bradstreet.

She is very proud of the money she has raised for Breast Cancer, Play for Time,and the Wellnes Community and other charities performing one of her four Cabaret shows: Women of Note, a tribute to Women Songwriters. Time Out New York selected her as "Critic''s Pick" for her cabaret show, Shooting Stars, which earned her first MAC Award nomination in 2000. Her show As the Crowe Flies was dubbed "Fabulous!" by Bloomberg Radio, and "Hilarious!" by the Associated Press and earned her a second MAC Award nomination. The Devil in Miss Joan, a hysterical look at good and evil" garnered her the coveted MAC Award for Musical Comedy in 2002.

Well known to daytime viewers in a recurring role on All My Children, Joan has also appeared on screen in Working Girl and An Eye For An Eye, with Sally Field. Classically trained with a MFA from the Asolo State Theatre and a BFA in Theatre from Indiana University at Bloomington, her acting credits are extensive. She has performed Regionally at the Asolo State Theater, Kennedy Center, Indiana Repertory, The Phoenix. Her New York acting credits include Dance Theatre Workshop, Altered Stages and Theatre Works USA.

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