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Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band

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Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band

For Patty, Melissa, Scotty, and Travis, it really is a family affair. This foursome stretches their biological connections through to their creative tissue as the Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band (DFJB), an incomparable collective with a Jazz/Americana/Soul/Folk sound that, by all reasonable accounts, functions quite nicely, thank you. As the history of their marvelous and complex family relationships comes out in their music, it is clear that this is a community, a truly relational organism. The way they work, the way they live, and the way they make music is an expression of family, through and through....
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”Wonderful!”

Pete Seeger

“A family who plays jazz together stays together…One of the pleasant surprises on this album is that mother and daughter have their own quite distinctive and separately recognizable voice. These disparate sounds come together very well both when they solo and when they harmonize. This family obviously enjoys working together, as there's nothing stiff or reserved about the performances on this recommended album.”

Dave Nathan, All Music Guide

UNDER MY HAT is a highly likeable jazz entry, the vocals subtle and sultry, the music like sipping a nice glass full of Scotch, and the atmosphere filled to the brim with life. Jazz vocals at their best!”

Lee Prosser, Jazzreview.com

The album is a 12-song CD that’s wood smoke and open fields, long dinners with friends and cold mornings by mountain streams. Feel free to Come Over --- and to be surprised: Patty's a grown-up pro who just happens to live far from the bright lights.”

Jesse Kornbluth, Headbutler.com

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Featured recording “Come Over”

Come Over
Self Produced (2010)
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