Music Biography of Pat Braxton
“As far a I can remember, I have always loved to entertain people and put a smile on their faces. I started singing and performing in talent shows in middle school, continuing nto high school and college. It was a lot of fun and still is!
That’s how Pat Braxton describes the beginning of her interest in music. She was born In New Jersey and was raised in Boston, Ma. Showcasing her talent throughout the New England area has included performances at Blues Alley Washington DC ,Scullers Jazz Club Boston Mass , The Hilton Hotel Tokyo Japan M.I.T., Bunker Hill Community College, The Acton Jazz Café, weddings, anniversaries, private functions and a host of other venues. She captivates her audiences everywhere with her personality and charm. Pat has often been compared to Billie Holiday and her voice and facial features are strikingly similar.
Pat was discovered in a talent search by Billie Cox who is in the world famous group Herb Reed and The Platters. As a result, she was one of the opening acts for “The Platters” in The Park Arts Family Entertainment Series sponsored by The City of Boston Parks Department. Billie Cox told Pat, “You’ve Got that sound.” You will agree with Him that Pat has that sound that will take you back in time.
Pat was one of the vocalists chosen to perform at the Urban League’s 90th Anniversary Gala Event which was held at the Boston Seaport Hotel with music director and pianist,
Frank Wilkins. At that event, Pat was one of the opening acts for the The Whispers and the following year, one of the openers for The Temptations Revue. Pat Braxon’s presence, and emotional appeal continues to thrill audiences of all ages, backgrounds,
and cultures. So, if you like Billie Holiday, you will love Pat. She brings you back in time like no other
Jazz artist of this day and age.
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