SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 2012





AUGUST 3-6
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Patrice Keys & Vocals, Ndugu Chancler Drums & Perc.
Everette Harp Sax,
Paul Jackson Jr Guitar, Rhonda Smith Bass,
The Cotton Club TOKYO, JAPAN

AUGUST 10
1+ONE
Patrice Rushen & Ndugu Chancler
Penn's Landing Music Festival PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA

AUGUST 24
Guest appearance sitting in w/ Saxophonist, Reinhold Schwarzwald
LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Los Angeles, CA

 

PAST EVENTS



MAY 12
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Patrice Keys & Vocals, Ndugu Chancler Drums & Perc.
Everette Harp Sax,
Doc Powell Guitar, Ready Freddie Washington Bass,
Southport Weekender, Southport UK

APRIL 23
One week of Master Class and Lectures
Ambassador for Artistry in  Education Berklee College  of Music
Berklee College  of Music , Mass

APRIL 22
Patrice Rushen Piano solo Guest Guitarist&Vocalist Thianar Gomis
Private performance at invitational GALA
Allience Française Passadena, CA

APRIL 16-20
Jazz club dates
Appearances w/ saxophonist , Steve Wilson Quartet 
Jazz Standard NYC, Blues Alley Washington DC, Hampton Virginia

MARCH 31 & April 1
Patrice & Friends
Patrice Keys & Vocals, Ready Freddie Washington Bass, Doc Powell Guitar
Everette Harp Sax, Ndugu Chancler Drums & Perc
YOSHI's San Francisco, CA

MARCH 25
Patrice Rushen playing with Greg Pore
Jazz at the A frame Los Angeles, CA

MARCH 1-15
Concert tour with Jazz Bass Master Buster Williams
Patrice rushen Piano, Lenny White Drums, Mark Gross Sax
Europe

FEB-MAR
Master Classes
Master Classes, lectures and office hours at popular Music Dept
USC Los Angeles, Ca

FEBRUARY 25
CLINIC
Dolo Coker scholarship and competition
Los Angeles , Ca

AUGUST 20
1+One
Patrice Rushen & Ndugu Chancler. 
Lock 3 Park Jazz Festival Akron, Ohio

JULY 29
In Concert!
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Indigo O2
London, England

JUNE 8
Patrice will be Moderator of a very special panel discussion:
Shaping The Sound of Television: The Music Directors
Panelists:
Michael Bearden, Of Lopez Tonight
Ray Chew, of American Idol
Rickey Minor, of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Big Jim Wright, of the Mo'nique Show
Presented by: The Next Twenty, AFTRA,& NAACP

JUNE 5
1+One
Patrice Rushen & Ndugu Chancler. 
With special guest Guitarist Doc Powell
Warner Center Valley Cultural Center, Woodlands Hills CA

JUNE 5
1+One
Patrice Rushen & Ndugu Chancler. 
With special guest Guitarist Doc Powell
Warner Center Valley Cultural Center, Woodlands Hills CA

MAY 28
LA Super Band featuring
Patrice Rushen (piano), Ray Parker Jr. (guitar),
Ready Freddie Washington (bass), Land Richards (drums)
w/ special guest David Pack (vocal) and musical host Michael Paulo (sax)
Hawaii Convention Center-Honolulu, HI

MAY 22
Featured Guest
Patrice Rushen w/ A Christian McBride Situation
Orchestra Hall - Minneapolis, MN

MAY 14
In Concert Faithfully Jazz
Patrice Rushen (piano and host) w/ Bernie Maupin (sax&bass clarinet),
Karen Briggs(violin) Ralph Penland (drums) and Jeff Littleton(bass)
Holy Nativity Episcopal Church's Jazz Sanctuary, Los Angeles, CA

APRIL 30
In Concert
Patrice Rushen with Michael Paulo. 
Freddie Washington, Paul Jackson Jr.
Harvey Mason , Deniece Williams
Temecula Wine & Jazz festival, TEMECULA, CA

MARCH 1
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Richmond Jazz Society, Capital Ale House, VA

FEBRUARY 24
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Blues Alley, WASHINGTON DC

FEBRUARY 22
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Iron Horse HORTH HAMPTON, MA

FEBRUARY 21
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Garde Center, NEW LONDON, CT

FEBRUARY 18-20 
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Iridium, NY

FEBRUARY 17
Live Club Series
Patrice Rushen with Buster Williams. Bass, 
Cindy Blackman Drums.Steve Wilson Sax
Scullers, BOSTON, MA

NOVEMBER 29 - DECEMBER 3
TEACHING
Residency BERKLEE COLLEGE of MUSIC,
BOSTON, MA

OCTOBER 26 - NOVEMBER 20
On Tour with Lee Ritenour
Special featured Guest
Europe

OCTOBER 23
Duo Piano Concert
Patrice Rushen with Geri Allen
Kennedy Center, Washington DC

OCTOBER 19
TEACHING
Lecture at Popular Music Dept
USC, Los Angeles, CA

AUGUST 20-21
In CONCERT!
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Ndugu Chancler-Drums, Paul Jackson Jr.-Guitar, 
Everette Harp-Sax, Regie Hamilton-Bass
Yoshi's, Oakland, CA

AUGUST 15 
In CONCERT!
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Ndugu Chancler-Drums, Paul Jackson Jr.-Guitar, 
"Ready" Freddie Washington-Bass, Eric Marienthal-Sax
Hollywood Bowl / Hollywood, CA

JULY 7-15
Featured artist
Harvey Mason's "Chameleon"
Jimmy Haslip Bass, Bill Summers Percussions, Azar Lawrence Sax.
Tokyo, Japan

MAY 18
In CONCERT!
15th Annual Gala Event & Concert
1+One
Patrice rushen and Ndugu Chancler Performance Duo
Prescott-Joseph Center for community Enhancement's, Oakland, CA
MAY 8
Jazz Vespers Concert 
Featuring Bennie Maupin, Darek Oles & Ralph Penland
Holy Nativity Episcopal Church, Westchester, CA
MAY 1
In CONCERT!
w/ Michael  Paulo's all Stars
Temecula Wine and Music Festival, Temecula, CA

APRIL 23
Master Class
USC/ Popular Music Department, Los Angeles, CA

APRIL  5-17 
Music Education Symposium Performance;
Teaching 
Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA

APRIL 10 
In CONCERT!
Patrice Rushen & Friends
Paul Jackson Jr.-Guitar, Eric Marienthal-Sax, Will Kennedy-Drums
"Ready" Freddie  Washington-Bass
Dallas / Ft Worth, TX

MARCH  26
Master Class
USC/ Popular Music Department, Los Angeles, CA

MARCH  18 
Umbo Weti Tribute to Leon Thomas
Babatunde Lea Quintet, feat. Patrice Rushen-Piano
Gary Brown-Bass,  Ernie Watts-Sax, Dwight Tribble-Vocals,
Yoshi's Jazz Club, San Francisco, CA

MARCH 10&11
Umbo Weti Tribute to Leon Thomas
Babatunde Lea Quintet, feat. Patrice Rushen Piano
Gary Brown Bass,  Ernie Watts Sax, Dwight Tribble Vocals,
Catalina Jazz Club, Holliwood , CA

MARCH 2 
w/ Bassist leader Buster Williams 
EJ Strickland-Drums,  Mark Gross-Sax,
Sculler's Jazz Club, Boston, MA.

FEBRUARY 25-28
w/ Bassist leader Buster Williams 
Cindy Blackman-Drums, Mark Gross-Sax,
Blues Alley, Washington DC.

FEBRUARY 23 
w/ Bassist leader Buster Williams 
Lenny White-Drums, Steve Wilson-Sax,
Iron Horse Music Hall, Northhampton, MA.

FEBRUARY 18-21 
w/ Bassist leader Buster Williams 
Lenny White-Drums, Steve Wilson-Sax,
The Iridium Jazz Club, NYC, NY.

OCTOBER 22-25 
w/ Billy Cobham 
OAKLAND , CA.

SEPTEMBER 18-20th
Patrice w/ Brian Bromberg All-Stars
Catalina bar and Grill - Hollywood, CA

SEPTEMBER 11-12th
Patrice w/ Brian Bromberg All-Stars
Seattle, Washington - The Triple Door

SEPTEMBER 9-10th
Patrice w/ Brian Bromberg All-Stars
Oakland , CA - Yoshi's 

AUGUST 25th
1+One.Patrice Rushen and Ndugu Chancler in a duo format
Hollywood Park Casino, CA

AUGUST 16
W/ Bassist Buster Williams
San Francisco , CA - The Filoli Estate 

AUGUST 13 - 15
W/ Bassist Buster Williams
Catalina bar and Grill - Hollywood, CA

AUGUST 12
W/ Bassist Buster Williams
San Diego, CA - Anthology

AUGUST  11 
W/ Bassist Buster Williams
Oakland ,CA - Yoshi's Jazz Club 

AUGUST 10 
W/ Bassist Buster Williams
Kuumbwa Jazz Center

AUGUST 9 
W/ Bassist/Leader Buster Williams
San Jose, CA - San Jose Jazz Festival

AUGUST 5
Patrice & Friends "a mix of jazz , funk & pop .. 'cause we CAN"
Reggie Hamilton
Ndugu Chancler
Justo Almario
special guest Karen Briggs
Downtown LA, CA - Ernst & Young Plaza 7th & Figueroa Downtown LA, CA
Free Concert 6.30pm - 8.00pm

JULY  22 
Camden Town, London, ENGLAND - The Jazz Cafe

JULY  21 
Madrid, SPAIN - Teatro Nuevo Apolo ( New Apolo Theater)

JULY  19 
Hamburg , GERMANY - Fabrik

JULY  18 
Straubing , GERMANY - Straubing Jazz Festival

JULY  17
Stuttgart, GERMANY - Stuttgart Jazz Festival

JULY  15 
Stockholm, SWEDEN - Internationnal Jazz Festival

JULY 12-14
Montreux,SWITZERLAND Jazz Festival - Worshop / Clinic 

JULY 10 
Rotterdam, NETHERLAND - North Sea Jazz  Festival

JULY 7 
Paris, FRANCE - New Morning

JULY 6
On Tour w/ Lee Ritenour EUROPE

JUNE 5-7 
Amsterdam w/ Miles Davis tribute ensemble featuring  Wayne Henderson, Everette Harp,  Tom Brown, Buster Williams and Ndugu Chancler

MAY 28
With Kevin Crabb @ Vibrato Grill Jazz Bel Air California

APRIL 16  
University of Southern Cailfironia’s  Black Alumni Dinner and Gala as  Co-Chairperson and featured speaker .

APRIL 10   
Concert  @  Berklee Performing Arts Center w/ Lee Ritenour, Will Kennedy and Melvin Davis

APRIL 6 –10 
Residency  @ Berklee College of Music in Boston (Technology Dept)

MARCH  27
Tempe , Arizona w/ Brian  Bromberg , Peter Erskine and Ernie Watts

DECEMBER 5
USC Thornton School of Music’s Donor Dinner – Music Direction (The Dicken’s Dinner) Special Guest : Brian Wilson

NOVEMBER 25
Boston THE MUSIC OF BLACK COMPOSER’s Recital Berklee College of Music

NOVEMBER 21
Debut concert event “SPEAK EASY� w/ Poet Laureate: (Culver City , CA)

NOVEMBER 14
Music Direction of singer JUBILANT SYKES @ The Broad Stage’s debut season (Santa Monica , CA. )

NOVEMBER 9 
Recieiving Special Award from LINKS FOUNDATION

NOVEMBER 1 
Clinic and Concert at UNIVERSITY of PITTSBURGH (Jazz at PITT)

OCTOBER 21 
Culver City Arts Council Panel

OCTOBER 14-15 
Oakland , Ca. Live Recording : A tribute to Leon Thomas (Babatunde Lea, Ernie Watts and Dwight Trible)

OCTOBER 13
Santa Cruz w/ Babatunde Lea and Ernie Watts and Dwight Trible (Tribute to Leon Thomas)

OCTOBER 5 
Patrice receives special award at LA JAZZ SOCITEY AWARDS EVENT. Among the other reciepients of 2008 Awards, James Moody, and Steve Tyrell

OCTOBER 4
Guest appearance w/ Gerald McCauley;’s West Coast Allstars featuring: Patrice Rushen , Eric Marienthal, Ricky Lawson, Ready Freddie Washington, singer/actor Dorian Hare wood & others for a Private Party in Pebble Beach, Ca.