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This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five.

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Digest Tracklist :

Get Happy (2018) . Mr. Paganini (2016) . w/ Kurt Elling – Too Close For Comfort (2015) . You Gotta Be (2014) . How Do You Keep The Music Playing (2008) . How High The Moon (2007) . You Gotta Be . w/ James Ingram – Baby, Come To Me (1998) . w/ George Benson – I’Ll Keep Your Dreams Alive (1992) . w/ Quincy Jones – Razzamatazz .

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Patti Austin Top 10 :

Baby, Come To Me . Through The Test Of Time . Say You Love Me . Love Is Gonna Getcha . Little Baby . Don’t Go Away . In And Out Of Love . (Ooh-Wee) He’s Killing Me . We’re In Love . More TODAY Than Yesterday .

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[2013] you do not want to miss Patti Austin doing a jazz number on NBC Today Show >> 5 MINUTES on RVM >>

[2006] Natalie Cole takes part alone and then with Patti Austin in the We Love Ella show at the University of Southern California >> 14 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1980] Quincy Jones (conductor), Jean Toots Thielmans (harmo), g)), Patti Austin (voc)), James Ingram (voc), Vivien Cherry (voc), Peggy Lipton Jones (voc), Janna Tyler (voc), Carlos Rios (g), Louis Johnson (b), Rod Temperton (kb), Greg Phillinganes (kb), Jerome Richardson (ss, fl), Peter Christlieb (se), Jerry Hey (Flugelhorn), John Robinson (d), Ollie Brown (perc), Nobuo Hara And The Sharps & Flats with The Cupid Strings will share the stage at Budokan in Tokyo, Japan >> 56 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (August 10, 1950), in Harlem, New York, is born Patti Austin, an American R&B and jazz music singer who made her debut at the Apollo Theater at age four and had a contract with RCA Records when she was only five.

Patti Austin Music : She has released more than two dozen albums during her career, and her record Avant Gershwin won the Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2008. Her other albums include For Ella, a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald released in 2002.

@allmusic : A professional since the age of five, Austin was a protégé 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.

@last.fm : By the late 1960s Austin was a prolific session musician and commercial jingle singer. By the 1980s she was signed to Jones’s Qwest Records and she began having hits. She charted twenty R&B songs between 1969 and 1991 and had success on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, where she hit number one in 1981 with “Do You Love Me?” / “The genie.”

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