Here & Now
Patty Reese has been playing in and around the Washington D.C. area for the better part of her career spanning over ten years. Her voice and style has often been compared to the likes of Janis Joplin, Melissa Etheridge and Bonnie Raitt. Her new CD Here and Now is a well rounded collection of original tunes ranging from a very sensible pop/rock sound, to rhythm and blues, to a crossover country feel, with thoughtful and insightful lyrics. Patty's influences include Etta James, Patsy Cline, Bonnie Raitt and many others culminating from her passionate appreciation for many different styles of music. Quotes: '...her performing presence and Patsy Cline-meets-Bruce Springsteen sound have matured into her own style.'--The Washington Post.com Awards:2002 Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) winner for best Pop/Rock Female Vocalist. Northern California Songwriters Association 'Honorable Mention' for original song Shotgun. True Value Hardware Talent Contest original song: Stuck On The Outside placed top ten in California.