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Beata Pater

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Beata Pater

One of the most inventive, versatile and intriguing jazz singers on the scene today, Beata Pater is not only an improvising vocalist but an arranger, composer and violinist. Her haunting voice is as effective on moody ballads as it is on uptempo material and she is notable both for her wordless flights and for her ability to dig deep into the hidden meanings of lyrics. Whether performing originals or vintage standards, she is consistently memorable and never shy to stretch herself.

Beata Pater’s most recent recording is the third entry in her “color” series, “Red”. A with her previous release “Blue”, Beata’s voice is the lead instrument, vocalizing in original compositions expressing her unique tone and character, leading to the album receiving airplay around the globe. Comparisons have been made to Flora Purim and Tania Maria. In Red, Beata expresses her unique jazz vocalizations with an energetic infectious groove built by a stalwart of musicians....
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“music that pushes the envelope of vocal jazz and R&B” - C. Michael Bailey AllAboutJazz.com

“Beata Pater gets 4.5 Stars. The future of vocal jazz is in good hands!” - Brent Black / CriticalJazz.com

As a Leader
Red
B&B Records
2013
Tracks:
Butterfly; Ahmar; Bachnova; Sir Doug of Edwards; Big Red; Bis; Lady Carmen; Praise; Rany Bombay; Red Clay; Tragic Beauty; Vermelho

Personnel:
Beata Pater - vocal, violin
Mark Little - keys
Aaron Germain - bass
Ranzell Merritt - drums
Andre Bush - guitar 
Carl Lockett - guitar 
Celia Malheiros- guitar 
Raul Ramirez - percussion
Kush Khanna- tabla
Darius Babazadeh - sax and flute
Tom Peron - trumpet 
Buca Necak - contrabass
Doug Edwards - voice

 

As a Leader
Blue
B&B Records
2011
Tracks:
Afro Blue; West Wind; Freedom Song; Groove Ensemble; Southbound Train; Mr Tad; Rokminoff; No Go Sleep; The Little Prince; Fly Strip; Sludgekee; Blue in Green

Personnel:
Mark Little - pianist, composer, producer
Jon Evans - bass, recording engineer
Ranzell Merritt - drums, voice
Darius Babazadeh - sax and flute
Scot Foster - guitar
Celia Malheiros - percussion
Josh Jones - percussion
Mikole Karr - clarinet/sax/flute
Carl Roessler - didgeridoo
David Sturdevant - harmonica

As a Leader
Black
B&B Jazz
2006
Tracks: Summer Wind;Something Happened to Me;Moon River;Blue Skies;I Could Write a Book;September in the Rain;Nice & Easy;Beautiful Love;Time After Time;Fly Me to the Moon;Just Squeeze Me;The Very Thought of You;I'll Be Seeing You.
Personnel: Mark Little: piano.Jon Evans:bass.Mimi Fox:guitar.Alan Hall:drums.Celia Malheiros:percussion.Ken Cohea:sax.Buca Necak:bass

As a Leader
Odastyle
B&B Jazz
2002
Tracks: Section Love;Wish or Not;Hello;Butterfly;Blackout.
Personnel: Oda Yuichiro: All instrumentation

As a Leader
Once in a Blue Moon
B&B Jazz
1998
Tracks: Blue Skies;Summertime;Sentimental Mood;Sunny;My Funny Valentine;Autumn Leaves;God Only Knows;Meditation;Blue Moon;Willow Weep for Me.
Personnel: Buca Necak: bass and keyboards

As a Leader
Session
B&B Jazz
1993
Tracks: You'd be so nice;Thats All;Whisper Not;Summertime;September in the rain;SWonderful;Autumn Leaves;In a sentimental mood-Finale.
Personnel: Buca Necak: bass.Donny Schwekendiek:piano

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