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Joanna Cazden (Essie)

Joanna Cazden is an actor and singer/songwriter in California USA. She has an MFA from CalArts (favorite role: Puck in MSND) and has also appeared in dramatic roles with the Seattle Lyric Theater, and Sholem Community Players; music credits include several national tours in the 1970s feminist music movement, six solo albums, an ensemble CD with Pete Seeger, and a season as music director for Boston’s Caravan Theater. She is also a licensed speech pathologist specializing in vocal arts rehabilitation, and the author of Everyday Voice Care: The Lifestyle Guide for Singers and Talkers. Her pandemic-era songs “COVID Hard Times Come Again No More,” and “When the Whole World Opens Up Again,” can be found on all music platforms.

June 10, 2022

Don't Forget to Remember

Episode 9, and Helen has been invited to join her American friend Essie in Edinburgh for a couple of days. Janey's not too happy …

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Nov. 5, 2021

A Friend in Need

Episode 11 brings Helen back in conversation with one of her old college friends, Essie, who lives in Texas with her partner Beth…

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July 2, 2021

18 Houston Calling

Four of the original gang of five from Helen's student days are now back in touch with each other,. Esme (Essie) calls from her …

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