Primary Instrument: Vocalist
Pat Braxton was born in Somers Point NJ, and grew up in Boston MA. And now resides in Milton MA. She has released 3 projects. Them there Eyes, God Bless the Child and her current release Pat Braxton Live At Scullers . Pat is quickly becoming a trilling and engaging woman in jazz as a vocalist, composer, recording artist and entertainer. So much so that she has been Awarded Best Female Jazz Artist at The New England Music Urban Awards 2012 & 2013 and best Jazz Cd/Single 2013.Nominated at The London Urban Music Awards and for Boston Music Awards in the Jazz category. “As far a I can remember, I have always loved to entertain people and put a smile on their faces. I started singing and performing before I could read .It was a lot of fun and still is!” That’s how Pat Braxton describes the begin- ning of her interest in music. She was born in New Jersey and was raised in Boston, Ma. Showcasing her talent throughout the United States Italy and Asia and has included performances that The Blues Alley in(Washington DC), Scullers Jazz Club (Boston), and a host of other venues. She captivates her audiences everywhere with her personality and charm. Pat has often been compared to Billie Holiday and her voice and facial features are strikingly similar. Pat was one of the vocalists chosen to perform at the Urban League’s 90th Anniversary Gala Event, which was held at the Boston Seaport Hotel. At that event, Pat was one of the opening acts for The Whispers and the following year, one of the openers for The Temptations Revue. Pat Braxton’s presence, and emotional appeal continues to thrill audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures. So, if you like Billie Holiday, you will love Pat. She brings you back in time like no other Jazz artist of this day and age.
Notable Live Performances : African American Festival Worcester MA Blues Alley Washington DC Scullers Jazz Club Boston MA Hilton Hotel Tokyo Japan WICN 90.5 FM Radio Live Broadcast Worcester MA .Boston Jazz Fest Cruise Boston MA ,Boston Health Care For The Homeless Gala Boston MA Urban League of Eastern Mass Gala Boston MA Metco Gala for Education Reviews: Bonnie Johnson: WICN 90.5 FM Jazz Plus for New England “Pat Braxton CD Them there Eyes pays homage to Jazz legend .Pat brings Billies Holiday’s Music to Life with an energetic and uplifting spirit that engages the audience WUSA TV CH 9 Washington DC Pat has a talent you want to see again and again
Sunshine: Touch 106.1 FM Boston The fabric of the Black Community I close may eyes and see Billie Holiday; I love Pat’s music Billy Cox: of Herb Reed and The Platters “Pat is natural talent. She has “that sound “ that people need to hear. Her voice. Style and stage presence will captivate you. Sit back and relax because when Pat graces the stage, you are in for a treat. You will be begging for more.” Jack Williams : WBZ-TV Boston Ma The Best band I heard in many years “
Awards:Awarded Best Female Jazz and Best Female Jazz CD,The New England Urban Music Awards 2013 Metco- Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity Boston 4/2011 Honored for her support of Quality Education Awarded Best Female Jazz Artist 2012 by The New England Urban Music Awards 2012
Touch 106.1 FM The look and sound of Billie Holiday may 2010
Maysa I Just love your CD November 2010
WBZ-TV Jack Williams The best band I have heard in a long time
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