About Pattie Howard
Los Angeles, CA
Pattie Howard was born in Cleveland Ohio, began studying violin at age 7, wrote her first composition winning first place in the Cleveland public school classical competition citywide in her second year. Pattie recorded her first song at age 13 as lead singer in the gospel group "All God's Children" and began singing professionally at age 17.
"I actualy began writing out of my facination with the Fairlight and DX7. The technology behind FM synthesis and sound design based on algorithms and sampling caught my attention and inspired me to create my own style of music.
I recorded a Christian project on Light Records called "The Vision" as an artist, producer and songwriter.
My most recent production and release is "Piano Lady" by Ruth Ann Galatas, a classical pianist on Warner/Rimsky label. Pattie Howard AKA Patience is a skillful and well rounded Artist, Producer, and Songwriter.
I'm constantly re-inventing myself and right now my focus is on writing and recording again as a solo artist."
A seasoned performer, she has worked with major artists world wide and is the familiar face seen as a supporting vocalist with legendary singers, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Glady's Knight, Andrae Crouch, and various mainstream artist. (see Discograhpy for a more detailed list)
Television and film credits include S.C.R.U.B.S., A Time To Kill, St Elmo's Fire, Back On The Block, In Living Color, Mississippi Burning, The Color Purple, Jay Leno, VH1 Diva's, Soul Train Ladies Of Soul, The Preacher's Wife Soundtrack, HBO Whitney Houston in South Africa, HBO Whitney Houston Constitution Hall, "Amen" theme song, "Venus" commercial (vocals), M & M (commercial), Who's the Boss, Diana Ross Specials.
Artist Credits - Michael Jackson, Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Quincy Jones, Patty LaBelle, Luther Vandross, Diana Ross, Snoop Dog, Gladys Knight, Andre Crouch, Luther Vandross, Sy Smith, Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige, Sy Smith, Faith Evans, Isreal and New Breed, BeBe Winans, Brandy, Lelah Hathaway, Kelly Price, Annie Lennox, Sandra Crouch, Gerald Albright, Ruth Ann Galatas ... to long to list them all. An accomplished Singer, Producer, songwriter, arranger, programmer.
Digital skills in music hardware and software:
Mac G4, Mac Pro, Apple and Windows software proficient