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     Patti Austin

Born: Aug 10, 1948 in New York, NY
Genres: Rock
Styles: Urban
Instruments: Vocals

A professional since the age of five, Patti Austin was a protege of Dinah Washington and Sammy Davis, Jr. A 1969 single for United Artists titled "Family Tree" cracked the R&B Top 50. Austin cut her debut LP, End of a Rainbow, for Creed Taylor's CTI label in 1976, followed by Havana Candy in 1977 and Body Language in 1980. She sang lead vocals for Japanese koto player Yutaka Yokokura on "Love Light" in 1978, did a duet with Michael Jackson on "It's the Falling in Love" for Off the Wall, and sang "The Closer I Get to You" on Tom Browne's album in 1979. Austin dueted with George Benson on "Moody's Mood for Love" in 1980. She sang backgrounds for sessions by Houston Person, Noel Pointer, Ralph McDonald, Angela Bofill, and Roberta Flack. Austin did vocals on Quincy Jones' The Dude LP in 1981, and was featured on the hit "Razzamatazz." She inked a solo deal on Jones' Qwest label, and her 1982 LP Every Home Should Have One included the number one pop hit (number nine R&B) "Baby, Come to Me," which got widespread exposure via the ABC soap opera "General Hospital." The follow-up single, "How Do You Keep the Music Playing," was the theme for the film Best Friends. Both songs paired Austin with James Ingram. She continued recording for Jones' Qwest label through the '80s, but couldn't recapture her pop or R&B success, despite working with several top producers, including Jam-Lewis in 1985. Austin switched to GRP in 1990 and recorded Love Is Gonna Getcha, with the singles "Through the Test of Time" and "Good in Love." She subsequently recorded Carry On and Live, with Shelton Becton in 1991 and 1992. Street of Dreams followed in 1999 and On the Way to Love appeared in summer 2001.

- Ron Wynn (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
www.soulwalking.co.uk/Patti%20Austin.html About, albums
www.delafont.com/music_acts/Patti-Austin.htm About, discograpy on De La Font
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=17054 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
rendezvousmusic.com/v2/page.php?redir=artistHome&vars=ID=33&page=albums Personal web pages. Biography, albums
www.pattiaustin.com резерв под персональный website
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patti_Austin About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patti_Austin About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Patti Austin - 'For Ella' - 2002, Playboy Jazz
 Patti Austin - 'On The Way To Love' - 2001, Warner Bros.
 Patti Austin - 'That Secret Place' - 1994, GRP
  как соисполнитель ...
 Marc Antoine {guitar} - 'Cruisin'' - 2001, GRP
 George Benson - 'Givin' It Up' - 2006, Concord
 Roberta Flack - 'Feel Like Makin' Love' - 1975, Atlantic
 Fourplay - 'Elixir' - 1994, Warner Bros.
 Don Grusin - 'The Hang' - 2004, Sovereign Artists
 James Ingram - 'Greatest Hits: The Power Of Great Music' - 1991, Qwest, Warner Bros.
 Quincy Jones - 'Sounds.. And Stuff Like That!!' - 1978, A&M
 Idris Muhammad - 'House Of The Rising Sun' - 1976, Japanese Import
 Esther Phillips - 'For All We Know' - 2001, King
 Esther Phillips - 'Performance' - 1974, CTI, Kudu
 Lalo Schifrin - 'Black Widow' - 1976, Columbia
 Paul Simon - 'One-Trick Pony' - 1980, Legacy
 Paul Simon - 'Still Crazy After All These Years' - 1975, Legacy
 Lonnie Liston Smith - 'Reflections Of A Golden Dream' - 1976, RCA
 Steely Dan - 'Can't Buy A Thrill. Gaucho' - 1972, MCA
 Luther Vandross - 'Busy Body' - 1983, Epic
 Andreas Vollenweider - 'Magic Harp' - 2005, Kin Kou

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