Pat is quickly becoming a trilling and engaging woman on the jazz scene as a vocalist, composer, recording artist and entertainer. So much so that she has been Awarded the Best Female Jazz Artist at The New England Music Urban Awards 2012.Nominated at The London Urban Music Awards and for Boston Music Awards in the Jazz category.
“As far a I can remember, I have always loved to entertain people and put a smile on their faces. I started singing and performing before I could read .It was a lot of fun and still is!” That’s how Pat Braxton describes the beginning of her interest in music. She was born in New Jersey and was raised in Boston, Ma. Showcasing her talent throughout the United States Italy and Asia and has included performances that The Blues Alley in( Washington DC), Scullers Jazz Club (Boston), Acton Jazz Café (Acton Mass), private functions and a host of other venues. She captivates her audiences everywhere with her personality and charm.
Pat has often been compared to Billie Holiday and her voice and facial features are strikingly similar. Pat was one of the vocalists chosen to perform at the Urban League’s 90th Anniversary Gala Event, which was held at the Boston Seaport Hotel. At that event, Pat was one of the opening acts for The Whispers and the following year, one of the openers for The Temptations Revue. Pat Braxton’s presence, and emotional appeal continues to thrill audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures. So, if you like Billie Holiday, you will love Pat. She brings you back in time like no other Jazz artist of this day and age.
Notable Live Performances :
African American Festival Worcester MA
Blues Alley Washington DC
Scullers Jazz Club Boston MA
Hilton Hotel Tokyo Japan
WICN 90.5 FM Radio Live Broadcast Worcester MA
Boston Jazz Fest Cruise Boston MA
Boston Health Care For The Home Gala Boston MA
Urban League of Eastern Mass Gala Boston MA
Metco Gala Boston MA 2010 , 2011
Bonnie Johnson: WICN 90.5 FM Jazz for New England
“Pat Braxton CD Them there Eyes pays homage to Jazz legend .Pat brings Billies Holiday’s Music to Life with an energetic and uplifting spirit that engages the audience
WUSA TV CH 9 Washington DC
Pat has a talent you want to see again and again
Sunshine: Touch 106.1 FM Boston MA The Voice of the Black Community
I close may eyes and see Billie Holiday; I love Pat’s music
Billy Cox: of Herb Reed and The Platters
“Pat is natural talent. She has “that sound “ that people need to hear. Her voice. Style and stage presence will captivate you. Sit back and relax because when Pat graces the stage, you are in for a treat. You will be begging for
Jack Williams : “WBZ-TV Boston MAThe Best band I heard in many years “