Pater draws every bit of creativity from her mezzo-soprano voice. Her capability is elastic like that of Betty Carter and Cheryl Bentyne, with the midrange guts of Sarah Vaughan.
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she achieves a sound between Miles Davis’s Birth of the Cool and Oliver Nelson’s Blues and the Abstract Truth as realized by the lovechild of Betty Carter and Mark Murphy. But Pater is like no other.
Continue Reading “Elastic and malleable, hers is the new voice of jazz vocals.”