Patricia Barber
Patricia Barber

About The Artist

For more than two decades, Barber, based in Chicago, has led her own band and released a series of highly acclaimed, strikingly singular albums, dating back to 1992’s breakout major label album Distortion of Love. It featured her rendition of Smokey Robinson’s pop hit, “My Girl,” predating by a year Cassandra Wilson’s similarly groundbreaking Blue Light Til Dawn. “At the time, no one else was recording contemporary pop tunes in a jazz vein,” Barber said in an interview a decade lat... Read More

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"Cross Diana Krall with Susan Sontag, and you get Patricia Barber, whose throaty, come-hither vocals and coolly incisive piano are displayed to devastating effect." - Time Magazine


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