Deidre Cartwright

Deirdre Cartwright began to play guitar from the age of 17 with a variety of bands from rock to big band jazz. In 1991 she formed her own group.

The Deirdre Cartwright Group has played extensively in the UK on tours supported by Jazz Services and the Arts Council. She helped to found the music course at Lewisham College, and went on to teach on the Certificate of Jazz and Pop Music at Goldsmiths College, London University and on the Music Technology degree at Rose Bruford College.

In September 2004 she was artist in residence at Lincoln Jazz Festival working with a jazz big band and young teenage groups.


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