Being a descended of the late Jimmy Durante, Joanna enjoys singing standards and music from the American Songbook. A native of Long Island, Joanna has been singing since the age of six. Starting piano at a very young age, she has always had a passion for music and performing. Singing all throughout middle and high school, she decided to further her education and pursue music in college. In September of 2006, Joanna began studying music education at the C. W. Post campus of Long Island University. While a member of the L.I.U. Chorus and the L.I. Sound Vocal Jazz Ensemble, spent a month in the French Riviera performing with them in annual festivals. Having graduated in May of 2010, Joanna is currently teaching music at Oyster Bay H.S. and singing in varied restaurants on Long Island Mike Gordano on Piano, Bass tba.