The latest news about Patrice Rushen.

29th of September 2020

Tomorrow Patrice will be featured on JazzFM radio. The show will be airing on Wednesday 1.30pm UK time.



25th of September 2020

Saturday Night with Marcus Miller & Friends will kick things off on October 10th with the iconic 10-time Grammy Award winner George Benson as a Special Guest. Both Marcus and Featured Band Guest, Joey DeFrancesco, the king of the organ, will be performing with the amazing Saturday Night Band, led by Patrice Rushen, Eric Marienthal and Paul Jackson Jr.

The second episode on October 17th will feature two-time Grammy Award winning vocalist Gregory Porter led by the Saturday Night Band. With Patrice Rushen ford as Guest Pianist and Emcee Alonzo Bodden in the house.

This will be a can’t-miss evening of music, comedy and conversation. 
Just sit back and enjoy the evening! 

For more information visit the schedule page or go directly to

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11th of September 2020

Patrice will be part of the AfroComicCon event October 24th. It’s a fun, educational and interactive event for the whole family.

For more information click on the image or visit the schedule page.


30th of August 2020

Music, Activism and the Moment

Join us Wednesday, September 9th for a virtual conversation with the Honorable Holly Mitchell and Grammy Award Nominated recording artist and Chair of Popular Music at the University of Southern California, Patrice Rushen, moderated by acclaimed composer Marcus Shelby.

This event is in support of Holly Mitchell for County Supervisor (2nd District) and hosted by: Hon. Ignacio De La Fuente, Melanie Shelby and Sonya Lockett

Fore more information click on the image.


13th of August 2020

Listen to the interview with 93.TweedFM right here.


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.

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20th of July 2020

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

Seen the movie yet? Watch it






2nd of July 2020

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

Check out the story here







22nd of June 2020

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

Click here to listen to the podcast or visit


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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