CAROLYN “DIAMONDANCER” FERRARI - Carolyn Ferrari, a.k.a. Diamondancer, was born and raised in Flint, Michigan. She moved to the Detroit area in the summer of 1997, which is where the love affair with House Music began.
She started writing poetry in 2002, and has been published in two anthologies. She belongs to three poetry groups both in and outside of Detroit. “The Feminine Profane”, “The Diner”, “Excuse Me”, “Did you say something?” and “Love Potion #33” are four poetry books that she wrote and published through Leadfoot Press. Diamondancer is also a photographer and jewelry designer and she currently resides in Detroit, MI.
Diamondancer has been performing for 11 years at poetry readings, open mic sessions and clubs. Notable appearances have included: Absolute Thursdays weekly (Detroit, 2007), Women on Wax Electronic Music Festival (Detroit, 2007) and SWEAT party (Atlanta, 2007). She held her “Farewell Detroit” ‘unplugged’ performances in February 2010 and went on to present a visual arts show in San Angelo, TX.
So far her 2013 performance schedule has included two feature length shows in her hometown Detroit and will culminate in her first performance for Project X – an NYC based collaborative monthly arts event.
Diamondancer keeps the momentum rolling with several music projects released and more on the way. Her releases are critically acclaimed by influential members of the house music community such as Michael Fossati (spiritofhouse.com
) and Sammy Rock (cyberjamz.com
) and are included in regular rotation on handzonradio.com
Diamondancer continues to be sought after for recording projects, having collaborated with such musicians as Ralf Gum, Jimpster, Isoul8, Delano Smith, Ezel and Jamie Lewis.