Welcome to the land of Patrice Monahan Performance Artist, Jazz Vocalist - Pianist, Percussive Tap Dancer, Educator - Music as Therapy.
Versatile Boston based Patrice Monahan has been performing, composing, arranging, directing, coaching and teaching piano, voice and tap dance for over 30 years.
Herroots are in the simplicity of folk music and it's storytelling, the love of the script, dance and lyric through her experiences in film acting, musical theater and cabaret. She loves the element of improvisational surprise. Patrice musicians are "the best."
The audience can't help but feel the excitement and professional musical sensitivity in her ensemble performances. It is the ease of swing in her vocal dance and her clear melodic and lyric connections that make her performances so captivating.
Patrice's love of swing has led to this site!
Patrice Monahan Jazz [Working Band Venues - Events]
Patrice Monahan & "Percussive Urban Swing"[Artist Band Jazz Standards - Original Compositions] Patrice Monahan & "Shufflin' Time" [Concert Band]
Jazz - Swing - Latin - Blues - Funk & Tap Dance!
Patrice is a public school music specialist in addition an elementary string teaching artist with the Boston Music Project.