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💜GRAMMY® U - Zoom meeting guest MATT PIERSON. Today my GRAMMY® U Mentee Natalie Leclair and I welcomed Matt Pierson as our guest. Wow!!! So much helpful advice and insight. Matt is the Manager and Producer for new two-time Grammy® nominee Samara Joy. She was nominated just last week for Best New Artist AND Best Vocal Jazz Album!
💜 Thank you so much to Dr. Bruce D. Thibodeau for joining my GRAMMY® U Mentee Natalie Leclair and me today on Zoom. Dr. Thibodeau is the Founder and CEO of Arts Consulting Group.
💜💛A great first meeting with my brilliant GRAMMY® U Mentee Natalie Leclair.
Thrilled and honoured to be selected as a GRAMMY® U Mentor for the third college semester in a row.
That’s a wrap! Had the last Zoom meeting today with my brilliant Spring 2022 GRAMMY® U Mentee Lynnsey Spader. She has a very bright future! Honored to be of service to GRAMMY® U through the Recording Academy!
Simposio Internacional de Universitarias (via Zoom). March 17, 2022. Universidad Veracruzana. Xalapa, Mexico. Invited by Prof. Guadalupe Colorado Patrice was a symposium panelist and gave a presentation entitled “Women in Music: Academia and Industry.”
Another great GRAMMY® U meeting with Mentee Lynnsey Spader.
Grateful to MATT PIERSON who was our special GRAMMY® U guest. Matt was the head of Blue Note’s marketing and A & R departments, and ultimately ascended to Vice President/General Manager of Jazz at Warner Bros. He later left to become a freelance producer and manager.
Recognizing International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022 and the release of the “Women In The Mix Study” published by The Recording Academy®, Arizona State University (ASU) and the Berklee College of Music Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE).
Patrice selected as a Spring 2022 GRAMMY® U Mentor.
Terrific webinar! "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the Voice Studio: Cultivating Brave Spaces." Guests: Nathan De'Shon Myers, Lily Guerero, and Albert Lee.
Grateful to ALISHA GADDIS who was our special GRAMMY® U guest.💜 Four days after our Zoom meeting she and her husband Lucky were nominated for a GRAMMY® Award!
FOR YOUR GRAMMY® CONSIDERATION Patrice Jégou - THERE’S A LIGHT~Best Contemporary Christian Music Album~ Please visit www.patricejegou.com/fyc for listening links, music videos, and liner notes, or click the photo to go directly to the link.
Another great Zoom meeting with GRAMMY® U Mentee Sathvika Ganesan.
Fantastic Zoom meeting with brilliant GRAMMY® U Mentee Sathvika Ganesan.
Great first GRAMMY® U meeting with Mentee Sathvika Ganesan.
Patrice selected as a Fall 2021 GRAMMY® U Mentor
Prairie Star Records' founder Patrice Jégou released her third album THERE'S A LIGHT on August 20, 2021.
Featured in Mix Magazine, Electronic Musician Magazine, Pro Sound News, and on the United Recording Studios website news. Thank you Mr. Bonzai for the terrific article!
Music video shoot with 10-time Grammy winning a cappella group Take 6. Reservoir Studios, NYC.
Music video shoot with Take 6 at Reservoir Studios, NYC. Video shot from the booth. Video by Ruben Latre, Hostage Films.
Working on a music video.
Taking a break from working on a music video.
Music video cast and crew: L to R: Yinka Oyelese, director; Tara Ptacek, production asst.; Mark Schlicher, camera operator; Patrice; Mark Kibble, producer, arranger, singer.
Day 1 of 4 mixing part of Patrice's album at United Recording in Hollywood.
With engineer extraordinaire Joe DeMaio at Shorefire Studios. Great overdub session!
Great mixing session at Capitol Studios.
L to R: Yinka Oyelese, executive producer; Randy Poole, engineer; Patrice, vocals; Mark Kibble, arranger & producer. SonyTree Studios, Nashville.
Horn tracking session at SonyTree Studios, Nashville.
Horn tracking session at SonyTree Studios, Nashville. Mark Kibble, arranger; Lloyd Barry, orchestrator.
What a recording session! Incredible day at Avatar Studio, NYC. Produced and arranged by Mark Kibble. Yaron Gershovsky, piano, Boris Kozlov, bass, Cliff Almond, drums. Yinka Oyelese, executive producer. Roy Hendrickson, engineer.
Recording Session at Avatar Studio C, NYC: L to R: (back) Roy Hendrickson, engineer; Yaron Gershovsky, piano; Boris Kozlov, bass; Cliff Almond, drums. L to R: (front) Mark Kibble, arranger/producer; Patrice; Yinka Oyelese, producer/executive producer.
Patrice and Yinka in front United Recording. Great session!
Patrice with her voice coach Justin Stoney in NYC. Producer Yinka Oyelese tagged along for the lesson that day.
Patrice with Al Schmitt. Capitol, Studio A, Hollywood. Great recording session!
Dean Parks' guitars. Recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
Patrice with the great percussionist Lenny Castro and his sweet pup Honey. Recording at United Studios, Hollywood.
Mixing session with THE Al Schmitt at Capitol Studios. Yinka Oyelese (left), executive producer, producer; Al Schmitt, engineer; Patrice; John Clayton, arranger.
Patrice with the bass legend Abraham Laboriel. Recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
Abraham Laboriel and Mike Lang. Recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
Steve Ferrone and Patrice. Recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
Steve Ferrone, drums; Patrice; Dean Parks, guitar. Recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
One of two bass guitars Abraham Laboriel used on our recording session at United Studios, Hollywood.
More work on the new album!
L to R: Don Murray, engineer; Mike Lang, piano, producer, arranger; David Paich, producer, arranger; Jordan Rippe, assistant; Pat Knox, assistant; Yinka Oyelese, executive producer, producer (seated).
Great mixing session with Maestro Jorge Calandrelli and engineer extraordinaire Don Murray at United Recording in Hollywood, CA.
A kiss from arranger and bass player extraordinaire John Clayton. Mixing at Capitol Studios that day with Al Schmitt.
Recording session with two musical giants: the terrific pianists Tamir Hendelman and Mike Lang at Capitol Studios, Hollywood.
What a great recording session! With the amazing Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra at Capitol Studios, Hollywood.
Patrice and THE John Clayton. Studio A, Capitol Studios, Hollywood. What a session!
Terrific background vocal recording session (Bill Maxwell, arranger; Jorge Calandrelli, producer; Yinka Oyelese, executive producer) at United Recording Studios, Hollywood.
Recording session. Avatar Studios, NYC. (L to R) Yinka Oyelese; producer; Patrice Jégou, vocalist; Roy Hendrickson, engineer.
Capitol Studios in Hollywood. Patrice Jégou, vocalist after a recording session with Maestro Jorge Calandrelli.
With Gayle Levant, harpist after an orchestral recording session at Capitol Studios.
With legendary drummer, J.R. Robinson, after a recording session at Capitol Studios.
With Larry Koonse, guitarist after a recording session at Capitol Studios.
Patrice in performance with the Red Bank Jazz Orchestra at the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey.
Patrice and her band performing at Canada Music Week in Toronto.
Patrice Jegou's debut album "Speak Low."
Ocean Way, Studio A, Nashville. Post recording session. With (L to R) Anthony Ruotolo, engineer; Patrice; Yinka Oyelese, producer; Rob Clark, assistant engineer.
With Sandra Crouch and Andrae Crouch after a choir recording session at Record One Studios in Thousand Oaks, California.
Patrice performing with the Cristina Pato Band in Virginia.
A still shot of Patrice from her music video "The Summer Knows" directed by Ruben Latre.
Recording at Avatar Studios, NYC.
With percussionist Luis Conte, after a recording session at Capitol Studios.
With guitarist Michael Thompson after a recording session at Capitol Studios.
With bass player Kevin Axt, after a recording session at Capitol Studios.
Michael Thompson's gear.
(L to R) Yinka Oyelese, Roy Hendrickson, Tyler Hartman after a recording session at Avatar Studios, NYC.
Maestro Jorge Calandrelli rehearsing the orchestra for a recording session for Patrice Jégou's upcoming album. Capitol Studios.
The one and only Al Schmitt at the console! Studio A.
Al Schmitt and crew. Studio A, Capitol Studios. Working on Patrice Jégou's new album.
(L to R) Mike Lang, pianist; Patrice Jégou; Armen Ksajikian, cellist. Studio A, Capitol Studios, orchestral recording session.
Yinka Oyelese, producer and Al Schmitt, engineer.
Three great recording sessions at the legendary Capitol Studios so far! New album on the way.
One of many ads for "Speak Low" in JazzTimes magazine.
End of a great recording session at Dark Horse Studios in Nashville. (L to R): Yinka Oyelese, producer; Troy Hepler, asst. engineer: Cedric Dent, piano; JD Blair (back), drums; Victor Wooten, bass; Patrice; Marcelo Pennell, engineer; Mark Kibble, arranger, producer, vocals.
(L to R): Patrice Jégou; Jerry Bruno, bass; Ed Laub, guitar; Bucky Pizzarelli, guitar. Shanghai Jazz Club, Madison, NJ.
The legendary Bucky Pizarelli.
Patrice and Yinka backstage with Chris Botti.
Master bass player Abraham Laboriel with Yinka Oyelese.
Al Schmitt, Patrice, and crew. Studio A, Capitol Studios.
Getting ready to record in Studio A at Capitol Records.
Yinka Oyelese, producer.
Recording in Studio A.
Patrice Jégou rehearsing with Maestro Jorge Calandrelli and Mike Lang.
Backstage at Michael McDonald's concert in L.A.
(L to R) Maestro Jorge Calandrelli; Patrice Jégou; Al Schmitt. Capitol Orchestra Recording Session
Avatar Studios, NYC.
Avatar Studios, NYC.
The crew (L to R): Mike Lang, piano, Fender Rhodes; Charlie Paakkari, asst. engineer, Kevin Axt, bass; Ramon Stagnaro, guitar; Yinka Oyelese, executive producer (back); Jorge Calandrelli, arranger, producer; Patrice; Joe Soldo, contractor; Luis Conte, percussion; Ray Brinker, drums; Don Murray, engineer. Capitol Studios Recording Session.
Avatar Studios, NYC. Recording Session, Studio C.
Yinka and Patrice with Take 6 at Lincoln Center. Take 6 are featured on Patrice's debut album "Speak Low" and sophomore album "If It Ain't Love."
Recording Session at Ocean Way, Nashville.
Recording session at Dark Horse Studios, Nashville. (L to R): Patrice; Marcelo Pennell, engineer; Mark Kibble, arranger, producer.
Patrice after the orchestral recording session with The Nashville String Machine. Ocean Way Studios, Nashville.
The great J.D. Blair, drummer.
2012 Recording session at Wildwood Studios, Nashville. L to R: Pat Bergeson, guitar & harmonica; Pat Coil, piano and Hammond B3; Patrice; Josh Hunt, drums; Josh Nelson, bass.
Patrice at Record One in Thousand Oaks, California after recording Andrae Crouch and the Andrae Crouch Choir.
Our crew for a recording session for "Speak Low" at Avatar Studios. (L to R): Patrice; Bob Mann, guitar; David Finck, bass; Augustine Chukuma, piano; Ted Lebow, piano, arranger; Steve Williams, drums; Anthony Ruotolo, engineer; Yinka Oyelese, producer. Avatar Studios, NYC.
Yinka at Ocean Way for a recording session.
Patrice in Studio A after an orchestral recording session. Ocean Way Studios, Nashville.
Recording vocals for "Speak Low." Avatar Studios, NYC.
#TBT - Patrice Jégou giving Master Classes at Universidad Nacional de Cordóba - Argentina. 2005.
#TBT - Patrice Jégou - First Prize Winner, IX Concurso y Festival Internacional de Canto Lírico Trujillo, Perú. 2005.
#TBT - 2003 National Association of Teachers of Singing Intern Teaching Program. SUNY - Fredonia. Master Teacher Judith Nicosia with her interns. L to R: Patrice Jégou; Stephanie Adrian, Judith Nicosia, Raymond Feener.
#TBT - 2003 Richard Miller with Patrice Jégou and students at the University of Lethbridge.