Patty Carpenter & the Dysfunctional Family Jazz Band

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        Patty Carpenter's initial foray into vocal music was shaped by the times during which she was growing up: the 1960s during the turmoil created by the Vietnam conflict. She started her career as a folksinger performing at coffeehouses, community and peace meetings, and at school events. She was influenced to change direction toward jazz by a course she took from bassist Reggie Workman at the University of Massachusetts, where she also studied with Archie Shepp. Carpenter has reco... Read more

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