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Featured in February 2007 Newsletter


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RELIVING THE PAST: Cynthia Strachan, author of a book on Carver Ranches, looks at an exhibit of memorabilia in a library display that coincides with the release of her book.



Born December 27, in Hollywood, Florida, Cynthia Strachan is an author, vocalist, songwriter and actress. Her repertoire includes Adult Contemporary, Jazz, Standards and R&B. She received her formal musical training at Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, FL. Her CD, LOVE GLOW  was produced by infamous singer Jon Lucien. The CD includes three of Cynthia's original compositions.

From 2007 - 2008, Cynthia performed in Manila, Philippines and Bangkok, Thailand at five-star hotels. Visit her travel journal for interesting stories and photos.

In 2007, Cynthia joined Joan Cartwright for her presentation of WOMEN IN JAZZ at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

T V Credits:

  • Muhammad Ali's "The Greatest" (an extra) Miami, FL
  • TBN/The 700 Club (A drowning victim dramatization) St. Thomas, VI
  • VI Telephone Co. (2 commercials)
  • Anti-Litter & Beautification Co., St. Thomas, VI (2 commercials)
  • Theater Credits: Glenda in "THE WIZ", St. Thomas, VI
  • Helene in "SWEET CHARITY", St. Thomas, VI
  • Timoune in "ONCE ON THIS ISLAND", Miami,
  • Mother Ruth in "DOUBLE LIVES", Miami, FL
  • Billie in "A Tribute to Billie Holiday",
  • Ella in "A Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald",

Performances: Aboard the S/S Norway Cruise ship

  • Opened for Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose, Panama City, FL
  • Performed with Dave Valentine, St. Thomas 
  • Chuck Mangione Concert, St. Thomas, VI
  • Opened for Faith Evans and Musique Soul Child, St. Thomas, VI
  • Opened for Jon Lucien, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Pan African Book & Jazz Fest Performed with Sherry Winston, Miami, FL
  • "2 Dames & 2 Divas European Tour (Caustic Dames & Joan Cartwright)
  • Ojays Concert reception, Miami, FL
  • Ellington's Jazz Bar & Restaurant Sanibel Island, FL

Record Credits:

  • Wrote, produced & perform jingle for VI Telephone Company
  • Wrote, produced & perform jingle for Ant-Litter & Beautification
    Debut CD, LOVE GLOW, produced by Jon Lucien


  • ASCAP Writer
  • ASCAP Artist
  • CD Baby
  • AWAC ( African World Artist Collective)