Joy is an ideal live music option for your;
FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S EVENTS
BIRTHDAYS and ANNIVERSARIES
SOCIAL CLUB EVENTS & LUNCHEONS & CATERED EVENTS
SPECIAL REPERTOIRE FOR SENIORS/ GRANDPARENTS
HOLIDAY PARTIES or THEMES
VIDEO 2: A SOLID GROOVE OF OLDTIME ROMANCE (double click it)
Again, an old timey medley for the older audience at this party,
really just to show you I can play. Mid-stream, I reach up and turn
the camera around so you can see the Grandmas and Grampas dancing!
Different genres of music & themes are my also specialty!
Let me provide music in your favorite style!
Swing, Jazz Standards, Country-Western, Blues,50s-60s-70s, Soul, Rock,
Hawaiian/Calypso,Reggae Latin, Spanish, Yiddish, Italian, Russian.
A BRIEF RESUMÉ
*2011: Joy plays private parties in Northern California, in addition to numerous senior and adult communities *2003 to Current: Joy relocates to the San Francisco Bay Area and begins re-establishing her multi-faceted music business on the west coast! *1984 until 2002: Noted Blues singer/Electric Bassist in NYC; Bandleader plus 'sideman' in multiple bands for nightclubs acts(including her own), cabarets, weddings, bar mitzvahs, hotels, society and private parties. She began re-inventing herself on Taylor 410 -CE acoustic-electric guitar in late 1990's to eventually transition out of the diminishing nightclub market. * 1976-1984: Blues band Leader/Bassist/Singer and session vocalist/ Charlotte, NC, touring NC, SC, TN, GA, VA, DC * 1970-1976: Singer and bassist in bands touring the Midwest hotel cirucuits. Showbands Show Clubs; based out of St. Louis, MO. and Kalamazoo, MI *1964-1970: Teen Folksinger, guitarist, local favorite for parties and bandshell concerts in St. Joseph, MO.
Live Music - One Woman BandFor Families, Clubs, Kiddies, and Parties.
With 40 years professional experience, I play American Pop Music from the 1800s thru the 1920's, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s!!! I play for Social Groups. Special Occasions, Family-oriented parties....
Birthdays, Anniversaries, Holidays, and also for for Children's Parties ( and my dog sings, too!)
I play as a one-person-band, singing with guitar and digital drums over a come small PA, perfect for home or deck, mic, etc., self-contained. I ALSO perform acoustically as 'strolling minstrel', if you prefer.
I have hundreds of songs including old Americana favorites, 20s and 30s Swing and Vocal Jazz, 40s Big Band style, 50s Rock, Country & Western, Folk, Reggae, Calypso, and specialty songs. A few are listed on my 'Songlist' pages (above)