18th of October 2021

"Forget Me Nots" is going viral on the internet. People from all over the world are dancing to the song. How amazing that after all these years a new generation rediscovers the song and comes up with a dance to it.

It's incredible to see that "Forget Me Nots" is still bringing the world so much joy. Keep on posting your clips and never stop dancing to it.



7th of September 2021

Patrice Rushen & Friends performed at the Blue Jay Jazz Festival and the Jazz @ the Creek event.

Check out the gallery for the latest pictures of both shows.

Don't forget to watch this video taken at the Blue Jay Jazz Festival by Sheryl Aronson.




28th of August 2021

Drummer Sonny Emory just released his single called "Baby Fingers" feat. Patrice Rushen.

Go check it out on iTunes and Spotify.

On August 31st there'll be a "dUOS & dUETS" 5-part Encore Series. The first show will feature Patrice Rushen and Billy Childs. Register for free and enjoy the show!



30th of July 2021

Patrice Rushen & Friends will be part of the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival. Hope you can join us September 19th.

For tickets and info click on the image or check out the schedule page.



28th of June 2021

Patrice Rushen & Friends will perform in San Diego during the Jazz at the Creek festival.

Featuring Rayford Griffin, Paul Jackson Jr., Freddie Washington  and Michael Paulo.

For tickets and more info click on the image.

 Also check out the schedule page.



11th of June 2021

Patrice Rushen & Friends are going to perform at the Blue Jay Jazz Festival at Lake Arrowhead on August 27, 2021.

Featuring Rayford Griffin, Paul Jackson Jr., Freddie Washington  and Michael Paulo.

Click on the image for more info.

 Also check out the schedule page.



5th of June 2021

Patrice recently did an interview with Albumism.

The deserving recipient of the Trailblazer Award at the 2021 Salute THEM Awards speaks at length about her storied career, trusted musical collaborators, and much more.
Read the piece on their site right here.


4th of June 2021

Patrice Rushen will be honored during the “Salute Them Awards”.

Salute THEM Awards Honors Musical Vanguards From The New National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), STREAMING LIVE on June 6, 2021 @ 7pm EST

Fore more info visit: https://www.saluteher.com/salutethemrsvp



23rd of May 2021

Patrice will perform with the Jazz Quartet at the Keystone Korner in Baltimore the 22nd - 25th of July 2021. She will be joined on stage by Ernie Watts, Marvin "Smitty" Smith and Reggie Hamilton.

For more info go here and get your tickets here


19th of January 2021

Patrice narrated the third and final episode of the three part mini-series: Get Down, The Influence of James Brown. This episode explores the story behind how the ultimate revenge song was created and the numerous samples and influence it’s had on hip-hop’s musical culture. Where “Funky Drummer” provided one of hip-hop’s most iconic drum breaks, and “Funky President” providing hip-hop’s social conscious, the “The Payback,” well, the Payback provides the swagger!

Check it out here


16th of January 2021

Patrice will take part in the NAMM Believe in Music event.

On Thursday, January 21st at 10 AM PT, an interview will take place called: Patrice Rushen - On Being Prepared.
For more information go to the NAMM website.



9th of January 2021

Patrice is featured on the MusiqNote podcast.
Check it out here and listen as she talks about her career, music education and the future of music.

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