PATTY WATERS

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Patty Waters is a jazz vocalist, best known for her free jazz recordings in the 1960s for the ESP Disk label. Although she has rarely recorded since then, she is more and more recognized as a vocal innovator whose influence extends beyond jazz. Fellow female vocalist pioneers Yoko Ono and Diamanda Galás, as well as rock singer-songwriter Patti Smith, have all named Patty Waters as an influence, while Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth has stated to be an admirer.

Patty Waters was born March 11, 1946 in Iowa. She started singing semi-professionally in high school. After school she sang for the Jerry Gray Hotel Jazz Band. Her family moved to Denver, Colorado where she started listening to Billie Holiday, whose life and singing had a profound influence on her.

In the early 1960s she followed the recommendation of friends to move to New York. While in New York, she was
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Patty Waters SingsPatty Waters Sings
ESP Disk, Ltd. 2009
$11.99
$23.01 (used)
College Tour [Vinyl]College Tour [Vinyl]
ESP Disk, Ltd. 2009
$40.97
$28.22 (used)
LiveLive
Blank Forms 2019
$11.03
$16.33 (used)
Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe: Live In San Francisco 2002Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe: Live In San Francisco 2002
Dbk Works 2005
$3.99
$5.55 (used)
You Thrill Me: A Musical Odyssey 1962-1979You Thrill Me: A Musical Odyssey 1962-1979
Water 2006
$13.48
$16.33 (used)
Complete Esp-Disk RecordingsComplete Esp-Disk Recordings
Remastered
Esp Disk Ltd. 2005
$95.95
$11.18 (used)
Love SongsLove Songs
Jazz Focus 1996
$10.95
$10.41 (used)
Complete Esp-Disk Recordings by Patty WatersComplete Esp-Disk Recordings by Patty Waters
Esp Disk Ltd.
$198.84
$40.87 (used)
Patty Waters Sings by Patty Waters (2009-02-24)Patty Waters Sings by Patty Waters (2009-02-24)
ESP Disk, Ltd.
$39.37
$30.88 (used)
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PATTY WATERS Patty Waters Sings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Patty Waters Sings
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
PATTY WATERS Love Songs album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Love Songs
Avant-Garde Jazz 1996
PATTY WATERS You Thrill Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You Thrill Me
Vocal Jazz 2004

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PATTY WATERS College Tour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
College Tour
Avant-Garde Jazz 1966
PATTY WATERS Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
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6.12.17
Avant-Garde Jazz 2018
PATTY WATERS Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Vocal Jazz 2019

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PATTY WATERS The Complete ESP-Disk' Recordings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete ESP-Disk' Recordings
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005

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