The latest news about Patrice Rushen.

27th of July 2020

Patrice recently took part in the virtual festival Justice Comes Alive.
She joined co-host Nigel Hall to discuss how the conversation and fight for racial equality can continue to move forward.

Check out the conversation below.


20th of July 2020

“Forget Me Nots” by Patrice Rushen is featured in the #1 Netflix movie at the moment "Fatal Affair".

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2nd of July 2020

Patrice Rushen has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

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22nd of June 2020

Recently Patrice joined Team Supreme to discuss her life as one of the music industry’s most versatile artists.

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23rd of May 2020

The Ramo Music Faculty Award, est. in 1971 is reserved for those exceptional individuals who’ve made outstanding contributions to Music, Education and Humanity. The 2020 recipient of this prestigious award is USC Pop Program chair Patrice Rushen.

As a classically trained pianist, her artistic fusion of Jazz, Pop and R&B has garnered 4 Grammy nominations and the coveted respect of the industry as one of the preeminent artists of our generation. Her decorated career spans decades across all genres in all formats from stage and radio to film and TV.

But perhaps her students and faculty love and admire her most for her unwavering commitment to, and vision for the Popular Music Program at USC and it’s mission to deliver the next generation os inspired, dedicated professionals to this art form.


11th of March 2020

Longtime Altadena resident Patrice Rushen was honored by the Altadena Arts Magnet School during the “Make Space for Art” Ribbon Cutting.

They now have a Patrice Rushen Music Studio.


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