Traffic in Paradise
TRAFFIC IN PARADISE is Jennifer Small's 4th Album. Her music has been performed and played throughout the USA, Europe, Canada and Asia. She has performed professionally for over 28 years, including performing for President Gerald Ford, opening for Symphonies, and stars Bob Newhart, Liza Minnelli, Michael Feinstein, to name a few! She continues to perform 2 charity concerts each year, and also performs for private political functions. Her 7th Album, BRIDGE, is currently being recorded and mastered. All Albums are original compositions. Educated as a classical pianist from age 5, Jennifer began composing at the age of 15. She has played and been educated in all musical instruments, as well as voice and conducting. In 1974, Jennifer's Music tour group won the International Music Award in Vienna, Austria. Her first album, Content Destinations, was released after graduation from Saratoga High School, undergraduate degrees from UCLA, and post graduate studies at UCLA. 3 BA's, 1 MA, fluent in Spanish. She also holds a California Real Estate License and has held a California Bilingual Teaching Credential. She continues to take graduate courses at the University Graduate level to keep current with Real Estate trends and with her college children! Jennifer has spoken at local institutions about her various careers. She remains prepared and practiced (attempts 2 hours daily), as a professional sight-reader, performer, adjudicator and a full time Real Estate Agent. Jennifer is a TRI-CAREER woman: REAL ESTATE-MUSIC COMPOSITION/PERFORMANCE-WRITER. But her favorite job is actually raising her children and being best buds with them! Real Estate open houses on her listings who have pianos receive a special treat as Jennifer performs as potential buyer's view the homes! Jennifer is unique as a Top Agent in California in Real Estate and an accomplished Concert Pianist/Composer. *SEE BELOW* (as Jennifer recovers)~in addition.....retail as jsmusicgirl on eBay (former assistant manager for designer sportswear, cosmetics and a personal shopper for a large retailer in Los Angeles, CA). Jennifer also has a online store on eBay; Seller ID is jsmusicgirl, where her album proceeds are given to charity. 4 subsequent albums were released, Relevant Paths, Christmas Concertos, Traffic in Paradise, and Well Lit Passage, both solo piano and orchestrated solo original compositions as a composer for BMI. Jennifer has written several musicals which are incorporated into her 6 solo albums. In addition to composing and performing for charities, Jennifer has conducted local school bands and vocal groups. Jennifer has published 3 music manuals, a children's musical theory coloring text, and has written her first poetry book now released (Definitive Natures, Jennifer Small Steinberg, Vantage Press Inc, New York, New York). Currently, Jennifer is working on two other books! 50% of proceeds from Positive Persistence went to PAL-The Performing Arts and Lecture Center building fund so students may have an auditorium and the community a place to attend concerts and lectures near the Saratoga High School campus, located in Saratoga, California. Her family name is located within the center as a contributor. Jennifer formerly was also a Realtor for Saratoga Properties; now holds her Realtor license with KSP, located in San Jose & Saratoga, CA., along with her Brother. Her publishing company, Five Little Bells, BMI., was formed for her 5 children: Nathan, Megan, Caitlin, Lauren and Gwendolyn Belomy. Yes, All 5 children came from Jennifer; single births-all 16 months apart, give or take, and they are all her best friends who she regularly bounces off ideas and new directions with. #1 Nathan Paul completed San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, in the school of Business Management and Administration and minoring in Music Technology. An extremely talented and hard working young man with copyrighted original music, art works & intense IT technology since age 13. Nathan is self-employed in the Northern California. His spare time is consumed with his original art work (oil paintings), horticulture, music editing and computer programming. Nathan currently resides in Oakland. #2 Megan Jane is a Civil Engineer with her EIT & PE designation; a graduate from the University of California at Irvine. She is currently involved & employed in San Francisco, CA. Megan is also an alumnae of Delta Delta Delta; as was Jennifer at UCLA. Megan currently resides in San Francisco, CA. Her spare time is devoted to Real Estate (Megan holds a California Real Estate License since 2007); her future plans are to enter into Real Estate Development, following in her Grandfather's footsteps! Megan enjoys all sporting events and sporting activities keeping physically fit! Megan is happily married with her other half, Tim. Megan and Tim had their first child, Sierra Jane, in September 2013! Jennifer is one proud Grandma! #3 Caitlin Elizabeth is a graduate from Boston College with degrees in Human Development with a concentration in Community, Advocacy and Social Policy with a minor in Environmental Studies. She travels and reads extensively, enjoys charity work and supports and wide array of causes. She has volunteered for the Boston Urban Ecology Institute and worked for the Greater Boston Urban Forest Inventory through a partnership of the Urban Ecology Institute and Boston's Urban Forest Coalition. Caitlin has donated to Boston General Hospital's Oncology Center. Her goal is to make a difference in her lifetime and improve the status of our world! Caitlin worked for Americorp in Oregon and Wasington States, and returned recently from South America (CHILE-ECUADOR-PERU-ARGENTINA-BOLIVIA) for organic farming development and the environment. Currently located in Pittsburgh, PA, living her dreams and goals. Caitlin is a gourmet chef and often cooks for others; perhaps a restaurant owner/chef in her future! #4 Lauren Anne is a graduate of the University of California at Davis with degrees in International Relations and Mass Communications (minor Spanish). Lauren resides in Brooklyn, New York, where she works in marketing, web design, etc. She was Athlete of the Year at Saratoga High School in her graduating class. She played club field hockey at the University level. Lauren was also a Homecoming Princess, head of the Rally/Spirit commission and on the yearbook writing staff. Lauren recently returned from studying in Buenos Aires. She balances her life with working, studying, sports workouts, and her many talents of performing musical instruments, gardening and creating chef quality meals. Lauren is a beautiful person, heart and soul. #5 Gwendolyn Nicole, was a recruit by CAL Berkeley (midfielder)-(University of California at Berkeley) for Field Hockey and graduated CAL in 2009. (Soccer and Track were her back-ups). With her Communications degree in hand, she moved briefly to Honolulu, Hawaii, then landed a job at 9x9 in Silicon Valley in marketing. She currently works for The Outcast Agency in San Francisco, CA. Gwendolyn inspires all who surround her by her constant positive inspirational spirit; always a smile; performing musical and talented comedy routines. Gwendolyn is a testament to miracles in today's modern world. All 5 children participated within the arts field, sports, learned Spanish as a second language, have traveled extensively and maintained high academia. Jennifer occasionally helped coach the JV Field Hockey team at Saratoga High School, as she played at High School and at UCLA. All 5 children play the piano and keyboards, Nathan also is an accomplished percussionist and electronic musician, Megan mastered the clarinet, Caitlin, the trombone, Lauren, the clarinet and oboe, vocals as well, and Gwendolyn was a California piano finalist, and command performance recipient on the trumpet. Jennifer's 5 other CD's are available on this website. Contact Jennifer at: email@example.com anytime for fund raising opportunities and charities! CD remastering of Jennifer's 5 other CD Album's: Content Destinations, Relevant Paths, Christmas Concertos, Traffic in Paradise and Well Lit Passage are available for purchase. You can now own the series of 6 Jennifer Small CD's. If you would like to purchase all 6 Jennifer Small CD Albums now (set of 6 complete CD Albums by Jennifer Small; only $75.00, normally retail of $90.00), please e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Her Poetry book, Definitive Natures contains several lyrical poems belonging to these above albums. In 2003, Definitive Natures was nominated and a finalist at The International Society of Poets', and on March 7th, 2004, her poem, 'Gateway to Happiness' is a winner along with 78 other poets from 58 countries out of 25,000 applicants. In 2006, 'Eyes That Speak', was selected to be published. You may also order Definitive Natures, Jennifer Small's Poetry Book (Vantage Press, New York, New York) at: amazon.com or by contacting Jennifer at: email@example.com Two other poems, YOU ONE and YOU TWO, have both been nominated for 2005. Both were published and placed in the final readings in Washington DC. Thank you for your support and interest in the arts programs! For over 40 years, the Small family has been involved in Real Estate and Music/Arts programs! It is obvious Jennifer enjoys all of her career's and always pleases her clients. Her client's end up becoming lifetime friends! Endless energy and drive of utmost professionalism, at all times, all places, all situations. Every person is important; Jennifer treats all clients as Kings and Queens; equal opportunity and will never give up on any transaction. She enjoys quiet and private evenings at home, gardening, films, art galleries, long walks and hikes, playing with her pets, traveling, ice-skating, oil painting, practicing her piano and other instruments, going to concerts, listening and singing to a variety of music, keeping up with the youth's music groups, editing and arranging music online internationally, reading books and writing, watching history documentary's, enjoys cars like her past Porsche 911 (retired racing course driver), keeping current with trends in Italy, England and France, traveling/driving/racing (on a designated race track only!) CALIFORNIA AND HAWAII: (family since 1956 on islands; Grandmother Ruth Small U of Hawaii head accompanest, Lanikai, where Jennifer spent many childhood hours training and preparing for musical competitions during her teenage years; Aunt and Cousins in Kaneohe and Kailua; Grandfather in Wailuku, Maui; parents on both Oahu and Maui) or the Northern California Coastline), cooking, great food, and adores the company of her 5 children, friends & her German Shepherd. Thank you! UPDATE JULY 2006~ Due to a medical condition (brain tumor), Jennifer has been delayed in editing of her 7th Album. We will keep you posted as she attempts to spend the quality time when she feels good to continue her compositions.~ UPDATE DECEMBER 2013~ Treatment has finally been completed and Jennifer is recovering after brain surgery and radiation. She is beginning to record and edit her 7th album as time allows. Thank you for your support! Please feel free to contact Jennifer at the emails below. Jennifer appreciates all the fans who have contacted her, sent her letters and cards, and support her. Jennifer recently relocated from Hawaii to California, where she is composing, editing and writing on current projects as time and her medical condition allow. Jennifer Jane is currently married and resides in Northern California PLEASE CONTACT Jennifer AT ANYTIME~ Jennifer Jane Small or Jennifer Jane Mushasha on Facebook.com firstname.lastname@example.org All music correspondence/fan mail and orders send to: Jennifer Jane Small 51 Silverwood Dr Lafayette, CA 94549 Jennifer's Laptop is always with her, so business goes whenever life takes her. Communication is her key to living as well as her compassion towards others! Please write a review on her Album(s); it is very easy to navigate this website and it is updated weekly. Your comments are much appreciated by Jennifer and give her new directions in her Real Estate transactions, music compositions and writings. THANK YOU! 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