Katchie Cartwright’s Brazilian Trio – 7:30 Showtime
August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Katchie Cartwright, PhD, combines an extensive background in musical performance with ethnomusicology, specializing in improvisational traditions of the world. As a Fulbright Senior Specialist for the U.S. Department of State, she has worked in Europe, the Middle East, and West Africa. She received a doctorate in ethnomusicology from The Graduate School of the City University of New York, an MA in music from Queens College, and a BS in flute performance from The City University of New York. She is currently a professor of music at Northwest Vista College, a post she has held since 2006. Her discography includes a variety of albums under her own name and as a side musician. She performs in The San Antonio/Austin area as a freelance flutist and with her Brazilian jazz and world-music projects. Katchie hosts Caminhos do Jazz, a Saturday morning radio show on KRTU 91.7 FM in San Antonio. The program offers world mixtures and collaborations, with an emphasis on Brazilian jazz. Artist website: katchie.com.