A Breath of Spring – Stephanie Patton

A Breath of Spring – Stephanie Patton

Label: Summit Records

Release date: Nov. 2017

Catalog number: 707


01 On Green Dolphin Street
comp: Bronislan Kaper, Ned Washington
02 My Romance
comp: Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
03 Corcovado
comp: Antonio Carlos Jobim, Gene Lees
04 That's Love
comp: Dean Grech, Todd Hunter & Stephanie Patton
05 Fotografia
comp: Antonio Carlos Jobim
06 What'll I Do
comp: Irving Berlin
07 The Way You Look Tonight
comp: Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
08 The Very Thought of You
comp: Ray Noble
09 They Can’t Take That Away From Me
comp: George & Ira Gershwin
10 So Many Stars
comp: Sergio Mendez, Marilyn and Alan Bergman
11 The Nearness of You
comp: Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
12 Close to Me
comp: Stephanie Patton & Todd Hunter

Stephanie Patton was born in Sitka, Alaska in 1984 and grew up in Ketchikan, Alaska.  The music studio was like a second home to her as she frequently went with her Father to his long standing “Sunday Jazz” show at the local public radio station which still airs today.  Her voice is a reflection of the raw rugged landscapes and pure pristine air of Southern Southeast Alaska.

Stephanie’s vocal talent was first revealed by Ketchikan’s “First City Players’ Jazz Cabaret” workshops/performances which involve musicians from New York City coming to the small island of Ketchikan to teach vocal/instrumental jazz workshops to community members.

Stephanie is quickly becoming known as Southeast Alaska’s First Lady of Jazz with her natural delivery of pure rich tones under a tidal current of swing.  She’s been compared to singers like Sarah Vaughan, Diana Krall and Norah Jones.