Patricia Barber was born today, November 8, in 1955. She is an American jazz and blues singer, pianist, songwriter, and bandleader. She was awarded Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003 in Creative Arts – Music Composition field.
Barber was born in Chicago, Illinois, her music is centered on her singing, in a fairly low register and a traditional blues-jazz style, and her piano playing, which is amazing. Her repertoire includes original compositions and standards drawn mostly from classic rock.
Her Twitter bio states she is a dog lover and married to Martha Feldman. Barber is a resident artist at the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago.
For much more, visit her Web site here.
The Storyteller clip below is from her Smash album.
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