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Patty Cronheim

Patty Cronheim performs her original jazz and blues tunes with a vivacious, soulful style and uncompromising vocals. Capturing the attention of critics, this New Jersey artist has just completed her first CD, ‘Days Like These.

Patty is a jazz musician who exhibits exciting musical technique. Jon Sobel of the Blog Critic writes of her new album: “Patty Cronheim has delivered a winner that’s earned a place on my jazz shelf… a warm expressive voice, a distinctive rhythmic feel, with melodies and lyrics that fit her cozy voice like a blanket… timeless.” Ejazznews writes: “Patty Cronheim makes a strong musical statement…a charming vocal debut bound to impress the critics.”

She is a winner of the Best American Song competition – jazz category, The West Coast International Song Writer awards, Billboards World Music Awards, and a finalist in The International Music Think Tank Award. She has opened for the late Ray Charles, performed her original music on the Jane Pauley Show, and played alongside Ralph Bowen, Steve Williams, Guilherme Franco, Ken Pendergast, Clifford Adams, and many others.

Patty is also a talented composer, creating original jazz material to perform. “Refreshing original songs set ‘Days Like These’ apart from typical vocal recordings.” – All About Jazz. As The Valdosta Times reports: “Cronheim makes melancholy sparkle through both the smoky-silk come-on of her voice and her ear as a composer.” Whether singing a spicy Latin number in the original Portuguese, belting out a blues tune, or performing a heart-rending torch song, her intimate connection to the material she sings is clearly apparent. As Audiophile Audition writes: “With deftness and passion, Patty Cronheim has announced her arrival with distinction.” With a voice that warms the spirit, Patty is a jazz musician who not only exhibits exciting musical technique, but has something to say.