Patti Wicks is a singer and pianist in the tradition of Jeri Southern, Shirley Horn and Paolo Conte. Her throaty voice and subtle lyrical readings, blended with her contemplative piano work, movingly express the sensuality and complexity of love, causing listeners to experience the poignancy of the songs she painstakingly selects.
Pianist and vocalist Patti Wicks (1945 – 2014) began picking out tunes at the age of 3 and learned to play by ear because she was born visually impaired. As an adult, Wicks continued her music education at the Crane School of Music, SUNY. She honed her craft in New York jazz clubs and went on to perform in major venues and festivals the world over.