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Ahmad Jamal

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Pate’s Place offers hearty congratulations to our friend who just received a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from The Recording Academy, i.e. the Grammys. This Special Merit Award is presented by vote of The Recording Academy’s National Trustees to performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording. […]

Johnny Griffin

Sunday, April 24th, 2016

This edition of Pate’s Place takes us back to the early days in Chicago. We salute Johnny Griffin who was called the “Little Giant” and was known for his amazing technique on the Tenor Sax. (April 24, 1928 – July 25, 2008) The Way You Look Tonight on Introducing Johnny Griffin and You Must Believe […]