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Hear Patty Waters live at Le Guess Who? 2016

November 2017

Listen to an exclusive recording of the free jazz vocalist's performance ahead of her residency at Cafe Oto

This performance from the influential avant garde singer – featuring accompaniment from Burton Greene on piano, Tjitze Vogel on bass and Barry Altschul on drums – was recorded on Sunday 13 November 2016 at TivoliVredenburg’s Grote Zaal during Le Guess Who? 2016. Recordings were made by Marc Broer in cooperation with Vrije Geluiden.

Making a rare UK appearance, Patty Waters will take up residency at London's Cafe Oto between 6–7 December 2017. Tickets are available from the venue.


In 1974 I videotaped Patty Smith, a private performance in a recital hall at Lone Mountain College, San Francisco. I had always remembered her. Recently, while reading Patti Smith's memoir "Just Kids" she refers to Patty Waters as a major talent and influence. I'm thrilled to come upon this material. I am hoping to contact her.

Feb 8 2018

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