PAT WHITE | Pat White In Canada & California

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Della Reese Dinah Washington Dionne Warwick Ella Fitzgerald

Album Links
patriciawhite.net

More Artists From
United States - California

Other Genres You Will Love
Easy Listening: Crooners/Vocals Spiritual: Traditional Gospel Moods: Christian
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Pat White In Canada & California

by PAT WHITE

Piano/vocals and other instruments - 40'S STYLE
Genre: Easy Listening: Crooners/Vocals
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Who Can Change the Reason Why?
4:31 album only
clip
2. If You're Looking For Love
2:57 album only
clip
3. Yesterday's Dreams
3:53 album only
clip
4. Kissing Me Was All You Meant To Do
3:24 album only
clip
5. Hello Everbody
2:55 album only
clip
6. This Is Not The First Time
5:33 album only
clip
7. Wouldn't It Be Wonderful?
4:50 album only
clip
8. Who's That Girl?
3:11 album only
clip
9. It's Got Rhythm
3:27 album only
clip
10. Sing Me A Love Song
4:22 album only
clip
11. I Got My Ears Pierced In Houston
1:26 album only
clip
12. The Songs I Used To Sing
3:50 album only
clip
13. Saskatchewan Guy
3:52 album only
clip
14. I've Been A Long Time
2:16 album only
clip
15. Sing Me A Love Song (solo)
2:03 album only
clip
16. Moving On
3:29 album only
clip
17. Once In A While
1:58 album only
clip
18. His Eye Is On The Sparrow
2:04 album only
clip
19. Amazing Grace
1:20 album only
clip
20. O Dreamer (Tune:Londonderry Aire)
1:16 album only
clip
21. How Great Thou Art
1:24 album only
clip
22. All The Things You Are and Only You
3:01 album only
clip
23. The Sun Is Shining
1:59 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Pat White, great-grand-daughter of a Cherokee Indian, was born in Tuskegee, Alabama (U.S.A.) to Archie and Ida Pugh. Pat was the youngest of 12 sisters and brothers, of which 6 died at birth and the other 6 survive to adulthood. The entire family played the piano and sang, although Pat and the oldest sister, C.R. excelled in music while others pursued careers in nursing, administration and tailoring. Their maternal grandfather was a Baptist minister who pastored Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Tuskegee, during the time that Booker T. Washington, the founder of the renowned Tuskegee Institute, was a member. Pat began playing piano by ear at 4 years old, and was early influenced by local churches, the Tuskegee Institute Choir directed by Dr. William L. Dawson and the radio music of Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Patti Page, wings Over Jordan, Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, and such traveling musicians as The Gay sisters, The Brandfordettes, The Tuskegee Sextet, The Gay Sisters, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and classical pianist Phillipa Schyler.



At 12 years old, Pat's first piano teacher was Mrs. Gladys Patterson, whose husband owned a local small market. At 17 years old, in preparation to attend Howard University in Washington, D.C., Pat studied that summer with Mrs. Lexine Weekes of Tuskegee Institute and with an earlier Howard University graduate in Atlanta, Georgia.



In 1958, Pat graduated from Howard University School of Music, with a Bachelors degree in Music Education, planning to become a public school music teacher. Married in 1959, Pat pursued a masters in music education at Indiana university in 1960. Widowed in 1975, 6 months after her arrival in Hollywood, CA, Pat began her worldwide tours under the management of the late Stanford Zucker who first booked her in the lavishly spacious Macdonald Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, August 1975.



After several careers as a secretary in hospitals and government agencies, as a church musician, music therapist, public school music teacher in Baltimore, Maryland and in Washington, D.C., Pat began performing in piano bars, restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, theatres, concert halls, and moving vessels around the world. She sings mostly in English and also in Japanese, Finnish, Spanish, Indonesian, Yiddish, just to name a few of the foreign languages. Pat has performed in both Western and Eastern hemispheres in 14 countries, and most recently in the Caribbean Islands and the Mexican Riviera. On Pat's numerous returns to Los Angeles, she enjoys time with the family.

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review