Biography

Sandy Patton is the former Jazz Vocal Professor for the Jazz Department of the Hochschule de 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 Concert Jazz Big Band.
Before joining the then Swiss Jazz School, she performed with some of the “Who’s Who” of Jazz. For three years touring with the legendary
Lionel Hampton, also performed with Dizzy Gillespie, Paquito D’Rivera, Jimmy Woody, Al Grey, Benny Daily, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Buddy Tate, Scott Hamilton, Cab Calloway, Paul Kühn, Bobby Durham, Frank Owens, Bob Cranshaw and more. Performing world wide in France, Germany, Switzerland, Abu Dhabi, Senegal, Mozambique, Russia/Siberia, Bolivia, South Korea.

Her discography reflects her world experiences!

Workshops and Master Classes

Erlangen Jazz Workshops – Erlangen, Germany
Jazz Gesang-Meisterkurs & Competition – Munich, Germany
The Neue Jazz School – Munich, Germany
Jazz Meisterkurse – Vaduz, Lichtenstein
Stage Vocal – Rogues, France
Stage De Jazz Vocal – Laciota, France
Stage De Jazz Vocal – Au Belle Rouge, Marseille, France
Due laghi Jazz & Blues Workshop – Avigliana, Italy
Annual Jazz Vocal Stage – Imperia, Italy
The Bobby Durham Jazz Camp & Workshop -Isola Del Contone, Italy
Musiarte Conservatory of Music – Maputo, Mozambique
The American School – Maputo, Mozambique
Society of Music & Theatre – Nassau, Bahamas
Lenk Jazz Workshop – Lenk, Switzerland
Jazz Vocal Workshop – University at Daegu, South Korea

Theater Productions

In addition, she has produced and directed eight “Jazz in Theatre” Productions with the students through a workshop she designed called “New Dimension”

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

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