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Basically Baker Vol. 2

Basically Baker Vol. 2, available now!

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

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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.

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CANTO AMÉRICA RECEIVES GRAMMY NOMINATION!

Best Latin Jazz album

World-renowned trombonist Wayne Wallace and percussionist Michael Spiro have earned a GRAMMY ® nomination for “Best Latin Jazz Album” for their CD Canto América on the Patois label. The Grammy Awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12, 2017.

5 out of 5 Stars - Superb!
Not just great music—this is a great work of art. Exquisite musicianship, impeccable performances, with a range that includes vocals, instrumentals, ballads, and uptempo numbers that will get you up and moving—and yet the parts fit together seamlessly. A beautiful, beautiful album. Support these gifted, thoughtful musicians and buy a copy today! – Eric T. Macknight

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