Joi cardwell

Joi cardwell

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International R&B dance legend creates and sings the songs that make you stand up listen and dance. Her vocal style has been compared to the best American vocal legends from Ella Fitzgerald, and Diana Ross to Donna Summer. All set to modern beats. Music that is current, cool, and intelligent.

Biography

Twenty Years, eight labels, thirty- four singles, eight albums, and critical acclaim on six continents! Not bad for an independent artist and songwriter whose claim to fame comes primarily from a world with virtually no radio airplay, no videos, and limited access to masses. Yet, Joi Cardwell has managed to accomplish all this and more.

Plucked from the masses to her first record deal with acclaimed Producer Kashif
(Whitney Houston, Dionne Warwick, Al Jarreau), to being signed on the spot to Arista Records after a live audition by Clive Davis, Joi Cardwell has been on a non-stop journey through the trials and highlights of the music industry since 1987.

After completing her first album, Joi has become a staple in clubland as one of its preeminent singers. Not one to rest on her laurels as just another voice to a producer’s beat, Joi has written nearly all of her releases and maintains ownership of not only her Recordings but her publishing as a well.

Her recording credits include collaborations and contributions to such acclaimed artists such as June Pointer, LL Cool J, Grammy award winners Louie Vega, Deep Dish, Frankie Knuckles, Hex Hector, as well as internationally renowned DJ’s Lil Louis, Junior Vasquez, Quentin Harris, Blaze, Danny Krivit, and Johnny Vicious to name a few.

As a brand, Joi has successfully aligned herself with powerhouse companies: Reebok, Starbucks, Sony Pictures, Nestle’s Powerbar, AEI, NEC Computers, NY & Company , Stars on Ice, and many others.

Her music has been featured in fashion week shows, and has been recorded by other artists internationally such as Towa Tei and Toshi Kuota in Japan, to Czech Idol Martika.

Premier labels have also licensed Ms. Cardwell’s songs worldwide, including: Kinkysweet, EMI Japan, Elecktra, SonyBMG, Nervous, Slip and Slide, Warner Music, Ultra Music, Defected, and legendary West End, amongst others.

2007 represents a milestone in the career of Ms. Joi Cardwell, singer, songwriter, and producer. Twenty years uninterrupted, creating and releasing music to world. Looking forward to the year to come, Ms. Cardwell continues to inspire, entertain, and create songs that will last for years. New releases include: Wanderlust, Imperfect,
A beautiful life and a full-length Album encompassing some of her best hits of the future.

Stay tuned…..

Discography

Discography includes: Billboard Number One Records:
Club Lonely, Saved My Life , You got to Pray, Soul to Bare, top ten and better: Goodbye, Trouble, Run to You, Found Love, Freedom, It's Over, Love and Devotion. International Hits: What it feels like, Be Yourself, What really matters, Love is the answer, My First Christmas with you, Luv Connection, Wanderlust, amongst others. Radio Airplay from NYC to Tokyo, UK to Germany. Internet and Satellite airplay on XM and Sirius Radio, Last.fm, BEATPORT, Mellomania, Radio One and so on.......

Set List

Live set with band ranges from 40-55 minutes. Because of the extensive discography of over 25 singles and 9 albums the set list varies with venue, type of gig. i.e. jazz festival, rave, outdoor music-dance party

Track dates- consist primarily dance club hits and varies again by regional taste due to vast amount of hit singles. 15-35minute set