Jodi King finds her Roots in Fashion & Music

By Jodi King

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WINNIPEG’S NEWEST KING READY
TO “TARGET” NATIONAL AUDIENCES

Jodi King Joins Roots Clothing To Take On Breast Cancer

(Toronto), April 26, 2006. Winnipeg singer/songwriter Jodi King has been handpicked by Roots Clothing to grace the stage for the 6th Annual “Rethink Breast Cancer” event as part of the Canadian contribution to the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® (FTBC)campaign. Roots Clothing is the exclusive retailer for FTBC in Canada.

The event, will take place on Thursday, May 4th, 2006 inside the Roots flagship store, located at 100 Bloor Street West. This private, “invitation only” fundraiser will feature an elegant cocktail reception in addition to Jodi’s performance.

Jodi, a classically trained pianist, and expressive lyricist, is thrilled to be involved with this important event. “To come to Toronto with Roots and the Fashion Targets Breast Cancer® campaign is a definite benchmark in my career. I’m honoured that Roots, a Canadian retail institution, has asked me to be part of their 2006 efforts for FTBC.” As a FTBC performer, Jodi joins the likes of such illustrious predecessors as Feist and Lenni Jabour.

Jodi recently joined the roster of Reach Records, the Toronto based management company representing upcoming R&B trio Untitled and Juno nominee Ray Robinson. A regular fixture on the local Winnipeg and Manitoba club and live music circuit, Jodi has showcased her well honed skills at the Western Canadian Music Festival and Canadian Music Week.

With influences and inspiration from such artists as Lauryn Hill, Nikka Costa and Stevie Wonder, Jodi has shared the stage with some of Canada’s top new performers including Ivana Santilli, Sekoya and Ray Robinson.

To date, over a quarter of a million dollars has been raised nationwide for the Rethink My Breasts/Fashion Targets Breast Campaign® which first launched in the United States in 1994 and currently takes place in 10 countries around the world.

For more information on Jodi King, please contact: Wendy Vincent at 416.722.0608, or via email at: wavincent@sympatico.ca,

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