Patrice Williamson at The Mad Monkfish
Jamme K Chantler
uploaded this event on May 30, 2017
Patrice Williamson, vocals
Sonny Barbato, piano
Keala Kaumeheiwa, acoustic bass
Some people are just born to music.
Patrice Williamson’s childhood home in Memphis, Tennessee was filled with song. Her late father, Webster Williamson, an avid amateur singer, choir director, and pillar of the St. Stephen’s Baptist Church music ministry, introduced his children to both sacred music and the secular styles of greats like Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, and Lena Horne. With the encouragement of her mother, Lillie Rivers Williamson, Patrice followed in the footsteps of her elder sister, Denise, taking up the violin and making her debut at age four, playing a duet with her sister in front of the St. Stephen’s congregation....