promoting improvisation

New Release

We have 3 new release coming! Salsa del la Bahia vol. 2, Fly! and Ritmos Unidos



Patois Records goal is to provide an outlet to artists who might be otherwise overlooked. Meet our talented artists!




Discover, listen and purchase our artists music!


About Patois Records

Patois Records is dedicated to support the growth and perpetuation of improvisational music that pushes the pre-conceived parameters of jazz and it’s related/unrelated forms. The organization is committed to record, perform, codify and promote improvisation as an integral approach to creating music and as a way of life.


Salsa de la Bahia vol. 2 CD Release & Dance party!

Join us Wednesday, September 17 at Yoshi's Oakland as we celebrate the release of Salsa de la Bahia Vol. 2, Hoy Y Ayer with a concert and dance party featuring live music by Pacific Mambo Orchestra and other guests.

"The musical spectrum of Salsa De La Bahia vol. 1&2 showcase the kaleidoscope of Afro-Latin musical colors seen and heard around the Bay Area.” – Wayne Wallace.