About Patty Peterson

Patty Peterson was born into Minnesota’s First Family of Music; The Peterson Family. Along with her mother, the legendary Jeanne Arland Peterson at the helm, the family also yields Sister Linda Peterson, and three brothers, Billy Peterson, Ricky Peterson and Paul Peterson, all of whom are recording artists and involved in the international music scene.

Patty began singing as a child at concerts and recording sessions, and today is an award winning vocalist, live jazz radio host, and inspirational speaker. Patty also appears in numerous live and in studio productions for national recording artists and commercials.

As a vocalist, Patty has performed to sold-out audiences all over the country such as The Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, Vibrato in Beverly Hills, Catalina’s Jazz Club, and The Jazz Bakery in Hollywood, California. In addition, Patty received the coveted Minnesota Music Award 7 times for best vocalist as wells as best jazz recording and in 2010 she was inducted into the Mid America Hall of Fame. Patty has released 4 solo recordings, featuring the likes of Sheila E., David Hazeltine, Stokley Williams, and Ira Sullivan, as well as her mother, Jeanne Arland Peterson and her brothers, Billy Peterson, Ricky Peterson and Paul Peterson.

As a multi-faceted, sought-out talent, Patty Peterson has been a featured speaker for The American Heart Association, Go Red for Women, University of Texas Aortic Symposium, Mom Camp, Rotary Clubs, Super Valu, Trane, St. Jude Medical and The Minneapolis Heart Institute.

She is a featured author of the LISTEN section for Edina Magazine, and most recently had the honor of performing on national television for CNBC’S big reveal of Minnesota as “America’s Top State for Business”.

Patty is also the host of her own weekly contemporary jazz show on KBEM 88.5FM

“Patty can (and did) energize a room with her high-spirited, big-voiced, take-no-prisoners command of the American Songbook”
-Don Heckman

“A Musical Chameleon…She can cover anything from Chaka Khan to Cole Porter with equal authority, exhibiting star quality and drive!”
-Jon Bream, Star Tribune

“She stretches her voice to accommodate wrenching emotions and brings it all off with class."
-Jazz Times

“I like her forthright sexiness and spunk.”

Vocal Performances
- Live experience ( Schedule )
- Studio experience ( Discography )
- Background vocalist for major recording labels
- National Anthem singer for sporting events and ceremonies
- Musical director for numerous corporate events
- Featured artist on three jazz CDs on Celebration Records
- MC for major events

Voice Overs and Jingles
- "Mother Nature" in Redwood Bear tape - Mervyn's
- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
- Tom Thumb
- Dairy Queen
- Tombstone Pizza
- Donaldson's
- Pillsbury
- Old Home
- Musicland

- Naturalizer shoe commercial
- Host of the Jazz Show, "Night Stage"
- Musical appearances on Good Company
- Night Times Variety
- Cable television videos and concerts

Radio Personality
- Talk Show Host on WCCO RADIO 8•3•0 (CBS)
- The Playroom with Patty Peterson KBEM Radio Show

Live Industrials and Gala Shows
- Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala
- Lifetouch Gala
- Pinky Swear Foundation Gala
- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
- Dairy Queen
- The Toro Company
- Medtronics
- Methodist Hospitals
- Josten's
- Fairview Hospitals
- Cargill
- Scottsman Ice Machines
- Maytag Appliances
- Melaleuca Wellness Company

- The Journey
- From the Mountaintop

Concert Producer:
- Peterson Family Christmas Shows
- Lyndale Jazz Festival
- TC Jazz Society – J to Z Concert Series
- Numerous Private Events and Galas

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