Stand Up Now

CJA, Joanne’s classical crossover band with daughters, Christine, Leiticia and Krystle.
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Stand Up Now

1. Love Would Never Keep Us Apart
2. Stand Up Now
3. Moving On
4. See the World
5. Do the Same
6. It is Good to be Alive
7. Magic Wand
8. That’s Music
9. Angel in the Whirlwind
10. The Smartest Thing I’ve Done
11. You Are Loved
12. Irish Medley
13. Christmas Medley

Album Notes:

Classical crossover group CJA (pronounced see-jay) consists of Joanne Jolee (vocals and keyboard and her three daughters, Christine (violin), Leiticia (vocals and violin) and Krystle (vocals and cello). CJA’s musical style is an alchemic blend of European pop, fused with the likes of J.S. Bach and Scarlatti, Celtic folk songs, traditional Irish fiddling and spiritual and poetic influences, as well as disco, opera and techno-industrial elements.

CJA was nominated for “Best Female Band” at the Arizona Infusion Music Awards in 2001 and was named “Best Pop Band in Arizona” as part of the Dream-to-Reality Artists Awards program in 2002, the same year its first album was released.

In 2007 CJA appeared on “The Next Great American Band” as one of 60 bands beating out over 10,000 entrants. See their Fox TV interview https://youtu.be/IvLF92uSOgQ

Album Notes:

All music composed and arranged by Joanne Jolee
Flute solo on “It is Good to be Alive” by Don Salter, Saltmine Studios, Mesa, Arizona

All orchestrations by Joanne Jolee