About Patty Peterson
“Patty Peterson and Friends”
Patty Peterson and Friends return to the Dakota Jazz Club for this one night only performance. She will appear with her band of locally, nationally and internationally well-known musicians. Every time Patty and these extraordinary players perform at the Dakota it is a for sure sell out, so be sure to make your reservation early for best seating!
Patty Peterson – Vocals
Patty is a dynamic vocalist and a radio personality. She is a world class Jazz/ R&B singer, a radio jazz show host on KBEM Jazz 88 in Minneapolis, is a mainstay in the radio jingle and voice over industry. She has performed to sold out audiences all over the country, including nationally renowned jazz venues: The Dakota in Minneapolis, MN and The Jazz Bakery in Hollywood, CA. Patty has seven Minnesota Music awards to her credit, has four solo recording. Her new CD features David Hazeltine, Bobby Lyle, Sheila E. as well as Billy, Ricky and Paul Peterson. To learn more about Patty and her new CD please take a tour of her web site – www.Pattypeterson.com
Ricky Peterson – B3 and Vocals
Credits include: Playing on David Sanborn records since the mid 80’s. Peterson also played a big part in writing and producing George Benson’s “That’s Right” CD. Ricky has also toured and recorded with Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Anita Baker, Mavis Staples, Joe Sample, Ben Sidran, Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Steve Miller Band, Boz Scaggs, Dave Koz, Robben Ford and John Mayer just to name a few. Ricky is currently performing and touring with David Sanborn and Robben Ford.
Jason Peterson DeLaire – Piano, Sax and Vocals
Credits Include: Donny Osmond, Michael Bolton, Prince, Alexander O’Neal, Richard Marx, Solo, and Oleta Adams, Bobby Brown, Oleta Adams and Flyte Time Productions. He is currently touring with Michael Bolton.
Billy Franze – Guitar and Vocals
Credits Include: Mavis Staples, Bobby Lyle, Jonny Lang, Mick Sterling and is best known for playing in the legendary Mambos Combo of which he is a founding member.
Bobby Vandell – Drums and Vocals
Credits Include: Jesse Johnson’s Revue, Bonnie Raitt, Roy Buchanan, Alexander O’Neal, Lipps Inc and Mick Sterling. Bobby is a founding member of the TC Jammers.
Cory Wong – Guitar
Credits Include: The Remnant, Alexander O’Neal, Robert Robinson, Princess (feat. Questlove), The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bootsy Collins, Nicholas David, Patty Peterson, Keri Noble, Dr. Mambo’s Combo and many more.
What Other People Have Been Saying...
“Patty can (and did) energize a room with her high-spirited, big-voiced, take-no-prisoners command of the American Songbook” -Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
“A Musical Chameleon…She can cover anything from Chaka Khan to Cole Porter with equal authority, exhibiting star quality and drive!” -Jon Bream, Star Tribune
“She stretches her voice to accommodate wrenching emotions and brings it all off with class.” -Jazz Times
“I like her forthright sexiness and spunk.” -Downbeat