Joan Clarke & The Jazz Mistrals
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Joan Clarke & The Jazz Mistrals

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States | MAJOR

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States | MAJOR
Band Jazz R&B


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"Quality Time Cream Cuts Charts 2008"

"The first part reminds us of Kelly Price - type of gospel-quenched R&B, and there are even some rap inserts embedded in the songs. - Upfront Soul Express

"Mingle City "Joan Clarke's Listening Party""

Joan Clarke Smooth Jazz Artist - Mingle City

"Quality Time Cream Cuts Charts 2009"

Her music is spiced by some jazzy solos by saxophone and trumpet, and this is the kind of material that is more to my personal taste. - Upfront Soul Express

"7th Annual Riviera Beach Jazz & Blues Music Festival 2007"

Saturday Night 7:00 PM
Featuring: Joan Clarke, National Artist
Also featuring: Angie Stone, Michael McDonald, Ruben Studdard, Jean Carne, Angela Winbush, Melton Mustafa - Jazz Festival Line Up Reviews

"Atlanta Black Tie Affair"

Keith Wonderboy Presenter - Green Music Productions

"The Grill Performance"

Giving a Tribute to Phyllis Hyman - Green Music Productions

"The Grill Performance"

Listening Party - B106.3 Don Ricardo

"The Gospel News March 2007"

Green Recording Productions Presents:

Joan Clarke "Thirsty"
New National Artist in South Florida - Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News March 2007"

Featuring Joan Clarke in the
Compliation CD oreder and receive your copy today - Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News February 2007"

Joan Clarke OUT NOW!!
New Jazzical Gospel Music Release
- Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News March 2007"

AGQC in Fort Lauderdale Florida
National Recording Artist Joan Clarke "The Humblest Manner Possible"and "Thirsty" - Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News May 2007"

9th Annual NAGPM Conference

Hosted by: Keith "Wonderboy" Johnson
Featuring: Joan Clarke, Natonal Recording Artist
Atlanta, Ga April 25- April 30, 2007
- Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News"

June 2007 Gospel News "Joan Clarke" National Artist Atlanta Performance. - Bishop Harris

"The Gospel News"

The Gospel New Presents South Florida July 2007 National Jazzical Artist "Joan Clarke" Thirsty Project - Bishop Harris

"Net Magazine"

Reference Page- New Work
"Thirsty Project"
Check it out!!!!!!! - Net Magazine (England)


CD Contains The Hit Singles...
Humblest Manner Possible (Sendicated Radio Airplay)
It' Over Now
Miracles Do Come True



Musically, Joan is another product of a family background filled with musical talent and when younger she had private piano lessons, however she was largely self-taught. While taking piano lessons she was featured in the public library in 1976 Bi-centennial Celebrations as an ingenious musician, Born into the age of Disco, Afros and Bellbottoms, she grew up with hopes and dreams as she journeyed through her life eagerly anticipating the future of becoming a great musician of all times. She is a beautiful jazzical artist and she has chosen to express her spirituality through the music of jazz. She combined Gospel music with elements of R&B/Contemporary/SmoothJazz to give her music a touch of sweetness and a melodiousness inspired and total package with a sound that's recreated and comparable to that of the late great Phyllis Hyman.She is a gift to any production of music soundtrack and presents great stage performances. She has been showcased with many legendary artists throughout the South and Midwest. She is branching out into a wide range of Smooth Jazz music styles, while she is honoring music traditions and building on them for today and tomorrow's music industry and fans.

At 13 years old she developed an appreciation for sound she was exposed to a great deal of gospel music. After one year of piano lessons Joan became the musician for all the choirs at church. She received several scholarships for college where she studied music and elementary education. However, she has been a working musician teaching privately and in the classroom, performing as a singer in Jazz Festivals, Music Conferences, Concert Halls, Church Minister of music, composing, arranging, recording and producing both her own groups and for professional clients. While living in South Florida, Joan performed with a number of gospel groups. After many years of experience she decided to further her music destiny. This destiny would allow her to extend her musical talent to the degree that God allows her. It was now time for Joan Clarke to focus on her personal choices and let the public know more about the music that she chose to play and sing. In 2005, Clarke, determined to pursue her own musical identity, begin to record her first Smooth Jazz/R&B Jazzical Gospel album.

The world has become very "thirsty" and there seems to be messages pathways and direction through this confused chaos that we are faced with. Her Music is a silky smooth sound track that's filled with a quenched, a path for that direction, a soothing sound to hear through this chaos. Her voice has created a sensation within her that she is happy to express with a message to help people. Her songs, her lyrics and her creation seem to take you on a beautiful journey. The album title "Thirsty" is about a lady with one last hope! Searching for love in all the wrong places realizing how difficult life's encounter's can be it's good to know that he is waiting at the well to give you a fulfilling quench. The tracks on this CD gives inspiration, motivation, encouragement and patience. She hopes you will enjoy her music as much as she did making it for you. Joan is being featured in the Atlanta Jazz Musician CD Gallery, The Jazz USA Foundation Women in Jazz Archive, All About Jazz, Take Five With Joan Clarke,CD Baby,CD Universe, Amazon, My Space and more.