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Patricia Hosts WDCB's "MusicHead" Three-Part Series

Patricia Barber hosted WDCB’s new three-part series  “MusicHeads,” recorded in the acoustically pristine PianoForte Studios in downtown Chicago. In the first show, which aired January 14, 2015, Barber explores the question “What is Swing? She and her band members deconstruct and demonstrate how musicians actually make music swing.  Helping Patricia swing on this show are bassist Larry Kohut, drummer, Jon Deitemyer and saxophonist Jim Gailloreto.

The Telegraph Review of Patricia's Performance from the Montreal Jazz Festival

"Her command as performer has clearly prospered and grown. Her regular Monday night gig is a small club in Chicago, the Green Mill lounge, seven miles North of the city centre, and these days there is no doubt of her powerful ability to communicate from a wide stage right into the back row of a 1.400-seat theatre. She held the audience transfixed for an hour and a half. She is in her late fifties. Tall, lean and determined, she comes across as younger, full of energy and defiance and imbued with sheer class."