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Biography

 

Sandy Patton is the former Jazz Vocal Professor for the Jazz Department of the

Hochschule der Künst in Bern, Switzerland.  Her tenure of 18 years was quite

distinguished.  She studied voice at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and University of Miami, also touring with the University of Miami’s Jazz Orchestra.


Before joining the Swiss Jazz School she had performed with some of great

“Who’s Who” of Jazz.  She toured with the great Lionel Hampton’s, performed

with Dizzy Gillespie, Paquito D’Rivera, Jimmy Woody, Al Grey, Benny Baily,

Harry “Sweet’s” Edison, Clark Terry, Buddy Tate, Paul Kuhn, Cab Calloway,

Bobby Durham, Frank Owens, Bob Cranshaw just to name a few.


Sandy is performing worldwide, France, Germany, Switzerland,

Abu Dhabi, Dakar, Senegal, Bangok, Thailand, Russia, Siberia.

Her disocraphy reflects her world experiences.

She is also active in giving master classes and workshops throughout Europe:


Erlangen Jazz Workshops . Erlangen, Germany

Jazzgesang-Meisterkurs & Competition - Munich, Germany

Neue Jazz School - Munich

Jazz Workshop Conservatory - Vauduz, Lichtenstein

Stage Vocal - Rognes, France

Stage De Jazz Vocal - Laciota. France

Due Laghi Jazz & Blues Workshop - Avigliana, Italy

Annual Jazz Vocal Stage - Imperia, Italy


In addition, she has produced and directed eight “Jazz in Theater” with her

students, through a performance workshop she designed called

“New Dimensions”:


Broadway My Way

The Music of Rodgers & Hart

Motown Goes Jazzy

The Music of the Wiz

A Jazz Anthology

Trilogy Plus

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Celebrating the Cinema

Reflections


Sandy is also performing her concept show “Sandy Loves Sammy”,

a tribute to the great Sammy Davis, Jr. as well as promoting her

two new CD’s.  “AmeRus” her Russian project and the second

duo CD with Thomas Dürst, “Painting Jazz” Vol. II.


As well as composing, she is also performing with several big bands & orchestras


Swiss Jazz Orchestra

Paul Kuhn Jazz Orchestra

The Fribourg Jazz Orchestra

The Poldi Big Band

The George Robert Jazz Orchestra

Uptown Big Band


The Schloss Werneck Kammerorchestra - Gerswhin & Ellington Tours

Bayerisches Kammerorchestra BAD Brückenau

The Bern Symphony Pops Orchestra - concert & recording of  CD “Paradise Found”

The Bern Symphony Pops Orchestra - Cole Porter Program - Paul Klee Zentrum Opening

The Bern Conservatory Orchestra

The Thunerseespiel Orchestra - Christmas Program

Great Gospel Orchestra Tour 1 & 2

Global Gospel Orchestra


The Swiss Mountain Singer - 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011




“CATCH HER, IT’S MAGIC”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!