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Beata Pater's Tet album cover

With every new recording, the extraordinary Beata Pater defies predictability. What can always be expected though are rich musicality, fascinating settings, a wonderful repertoire and Beata’s unique and compelling vocal style.

For this album Beata has surrounded herself with an 18-piece ensemble – a wind and brass double quartet, a double string quartet, piano and bass – for a delightful set of nine brilliant interpretations of a pair of iconic jazz works, three time-honored American Songbook classics, a modern standard by Bill Cantos and three originals by Beata’s longtime friend and colleague Alan Chip White.

Tet is Beata’s ninth album, and aptly titled not only because it is the ninth letter of the Hebrew alphabet and the symbol for 9, but also as Beata explains: “It is symbolic of creativity, a vessel which holds something within, a womb for creation. Goodness is hidden within it.”

The winds and horns – trumpet/flugelhorn; trombone; French horn; bass clarinet/alto flute – and strings – a standard string quartet of two violins, viola and cello – each play two distinct parts written for the album by Aaron Lington (winds and brass) and Alex Danson (strings). The core arrangements are by Beata and the album’s pianist Hiromu Aoki.

The outstanding repertoire includes Freddie Hubbard’s Little Sunflower and Chick Corea’s Crystal Silence (with lyrics by Al Jarreau and Neville Potter respectively); timeless gems Invitation, Old Devil Moon and Lazy Afternoon; Bill Cantos’ I Feel You and the three Alan Chip White items that close the album, The Countess, Strays and Ode to Max.

With the marvelous interplay between Beata and her piano/double bass tandem of Hiromu Aoki and Dan Feiszli, and the sumptuous arrangements embellishing her radiantly captivating voice, Tet is another stunning example of the superb artistry and consummate creativity that is Beata Pater.

Tet on the Radio

* indicates top 10
WDNA Miami, FL
WGBH Boston, MA
KBEM Minneapolis, MN
KCSM San Mateo, CA
KPFA Berkeley, CA
KSDS San Diego, CA
Polskie Radio Poland
WHFC* Bel Air, MD
WCSF* Joliet, IL
WWSU* Dayton, OH
WUNH* Durham, NH
WHPC* Garden City, NY
KUCI* Irvine, CA
Taintradio Taintradio.org
Jazz from Gallery 41 online
Jazz After Hours Syndicated
Jazz & Blues Radio Tour The Netherlands
WOWD Tacoma Park, MD
KZSU Stanford, CA
KSJD Cortez, CO
WBGU East Orland, ME
WCDB Chicago, IL
KANU Lawrence, KS
WMUA Amherst, MA
UMFM Winnipeg, Canada
WFMT Jazz Satellite Network Syndicated
Curt Jazz Radio Live365
WJSU Jackson, MS
WDCB Chicago, IL
Radio Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
KXCI Tuscon, AZ
Maine Public Broadcasting Bangor, ME
WUMD Dartmouth, MA
WFWM Frostburgh, MD
WERU East Orland, ME
WFAI Minneapolis, MN
Syndicated Public Jazz Syndicated
CFRO Vancouver, BC
WMCB Greenfield, MA
KCSB Santa Barbara, CA
WLNZ Lansing, MI
WWUH Hartford, CT
WGVU Grand Rapids, MI
WCLK Atlanta, GA
WWSP Stevens Point, WI
WSSB Orangeburg, SC
WMNR Monroe, CT
KBUT Crested Butte, CO
WECS Willimantic, CT
WHCJ Savannah, GA
WDPS Dayton, OH
KEUL Girdwood, AK
KABF Little Rock, AR
KZSC Santa Cruz, CA
KVNF Paonia, CO
KDNK Carbondale, CO
KAFM Grand Junction, CO
WMNR Monroe, CT
WPKN Bridgeport, CT
WUMD North Dartmouth, MA
WFWM Frostburg, MD
WERU East Orland, ME
PureJazzRadio.com Online
WZBT Gettysburgh, PA
KTEP El Paso, TX
WWPV Colchester, VT
KRZA Alamosa, CO
WFCF St Augustine, FL
KZMU Moab, UT
KSER Seattle, WA
KRFC Ft Collins, CO
Sun Music Online
KMUD Redway, CA
WTJU Charlottesville, VA
WPRB Princeton, NJ
KEWU Spokane, WA
WICR Indianapolis, IN
Top 5 Adds NACCharts May 8
Most Added JazzWeek May 13

Beata Pater – vocal
Aoki Hiromu – piano
Dan Feiszli – bass
Brynn Albanese – violin
Emily Lanzone – violin
Peter Jandula-Hudson – viola
Barbara Spencer – cello
Steffen Kuehn – trumpet/flugelhorn
John Gove – trombone
Meredith Brown – french horn
Aaron Lington – bass clarinet/alto flute

Label: B&B Records
Artist: Beata Pater
Title: Tet
Catalog Number: BB0422
UPC Code: 826049999996
Media Release Date: May 9, 2019

Recording info

Produced by Beata Pater
Core arrangements – Beata Pater/Aoki Hiromu
String arrangements – Alex Danson
Wind and brass arrangement – Aaron Lington
Recording Engineer – Mike Gibson
Recording Engineer – Steve Crimmel
Recording Engineer – Jeremy Goody
Mix Engineer – Dan Feiszli
Mastering Engineer – Ken Lee
Graphic artist – Fleur Spolidor
Landscape image – Kapple Media
Cover Photo – Jacqueline Amparo
Executive Producer – Mike Gibson

Tracks

With every new recording, the extraordinary Beata Pater defies predictability. What can always be expected though are rich musicality, fascinating settings, a wonderful repertoire and Beata’s unique and compelling vocal style.

For this album Beata has surrounded herself with an 18-piece ensemble – a wind and brass double quartet, a double string quartet, piano and bass – for a delightful set of nine brilliant interpretations of a pair of iconic jazz works, three time-honored American Songbook classics, a modern standard by Bill Cantos and three originals by Beata’s longtime friend and colleague Alan Chip White.

Tet is Beata’s ninth album, and aptly titled not only because it is the ninth letter of the Hebrew alphabet and the symbol for 9, but also as Beata explains: “It is symbolic of creativity, a vessel which holds something within, a womb for creation. Goodness is hidden within it.”

The winds and horns – trumpet/flugelhorn; trombone; French horn; bass clarinet/alto flute – and strings – a standard string quartet of two violins, viola and cello – each play two distinct parts written for the album by Aaron Lington (winds and brass) and Alex Danson (strings). The core arrangements are by Beata and the album’s pianist Hiromu Aoki.

The outstanding repertoire includes Freddie Hubbard’s Little Sunflower and Chick Corea’s Crystal Silence (with lyrics by Al Jarreau and Neville Potter respectively); timeless gems Invitation, Old Devil Moon and Lazy Afternoon; Bill Cantos’ I Feel You and the three Alan Chip White items that close the album, The Countess, Strays and Ode to Max.

With the marvelous interplay between Beata and her piano/double bass tandem of Hiromu Aoki and Dan Feiszli, and the sumptuous arrangements embellishing her radiantly captivating voice, Tet is another stunning example of the superb artistry and consummate creativity that is Beata Pater.

Tet on the Radio

* indicates top 10
WDNA Miami, FL
WGBH Boston, MA
KBEM Minneapolis, MN
KCSM San Mateo, CA
KPFA Berkeley, CA
KSDS San Diego, CA
Polskie Radio Poland
WHFC* Bel Air, MD
WCSF* Joliet, IL
WWSU* Dayton, OH
WUNH* Durham, NH
WHPC* Garden City, NY
KUCI* Irvine, CA
Taintradio Taintradio.org
Jazz from Gallery 41 online
Jazz After Hours Syndicated
Jazz & Blues Radio Tour The Netherlands
WOWD Tacoma Park, MD
KZSU Stanford, CA
KSJD Cortez, CO
WBGU East Orland, ME
WCDB Chicago, IL
KANU Lawrence, KS
WMUA Amherst, MA
UMFM Winnipeg, Canada
WFMT Jazz Satellite Network Syndicated
Curt Jazz Radio Live365
WJSU Jackson, MS
WDCB Chicago, IL
Radio Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
KXCI Tuscon, AZ
Maine Public Broadcasting Bangor, ME
WUMD Dartmouth, MA
WFWM Frostburgh, MD
WERU East Orland, ME
WFAI Minneapolis, MN
Syndicated Public Jazz Syndicated
CFRO Vancouver, BC
WMCB Greenfield, MA
KCSB Santa Barbara, CA
WLNZ Lansing, MI
WWUH Hartford, CT
WGVU Grand Rapids, MI
WCLK Atlanta, GA
WWSP Stevens Point, WI
WSSB Orangeburg, SC
WMNR Monroe, CT
KBUT Crested Butte, CO
WECS Willimantic, CT
WHCJ Savannah, GA
WDPS Dayton, OH
KEUL Girdwood, AK
KABF Little Rock, AR
KZSC Santa Cruz, CA
KVNF Paonia, CO
KDNK Carbondale, CO
KAFM Grand Junction, CO
WMNR Monroe, CT
WPKN Bridgeport, CT
WUMD North Dartmouth, MA
WFWM Frostburg, MD
WERU East Orland, ME
PureJazzRadio.com Online
WZBT Gettysburgh, PA
KTEP El Paso, TX
WWPV Colchester, VT
KRZA Alamosa, CO
WFCF St Augustine, FL
KZMU Moab, UT
KSER Seattle, WA
KRFC Ft Collins, CO
Sun Music Online
KMUD Redway, CA
WTJU Charlottesville, VA
WPRB Princeton, NJ
KEWU Spokane, WA
WICR Indianapolis, IN
Top 5 Adds NACCharts May 8
Most Added JazzWeek May 13

Beata Pater – vocal
Aoki Hiromu – piano
Dan Feiszli – bass
Brynn Albanese – violin
Emily Lanzone – violin
Peter Jandula-Hudson – viola
Barbara Spencer – cello
Steffen Kuehn – trumpet/flugelhorn
John Gove – trombone
Meredith Brown – french horn
Aaron Lington – bass clarinet/alto flute

Label: B&B Records
Artist: Beata Pater
Title: Tet
Catalog Number: BB0422
UPC Code: 826049999996
Media Release Date: May 9, 2019

Recording info

Produced by Beata Pater
Core arrangements – Beata Pater/Aoki Hiromu
String arrangements – Alex Danson
Wind and brass arrangement – Aaron Lington
Recording Engineer – Mike Gibson
Recording Engineer – Steve Crimmel
Recording Engineer – Jeremy Goody
Mix Engineer – Dan Feiszli
Mastering Engineer – Ken Lee
Graphic artist – Fleur Spolidor
Landscape image – Kapple Media
Cover Photo – Jacqueline Amparo
Executive Producer – Mike Gibson

Buy an Autographed CD
directly from the artist
and receive an immediate
download of Tet.
$15

Buy a digital download
 of Tet with
100% of the money going
to the artist.
$10