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About Patty

Patty Parker has returned to her musical roots to do something that friends and family have encouraged her to do for some time. Namely, to finish up her own Patty Parker album ~ After years of producing other recording acts in Nashville ~ Patty has completed a long overdue album on herself ~ Southwestern Serenade

Patty’s professional singing career started out at John Brown University where she toured for three years with the school’s musical group The Harmonaires ~ Patty and the Harmonaires sang their way across the nation from New York to California ~ Later she sang in the casinos of Nevada as featured vocalist of the Frank Fara show where she gained quite a loyal following of fans in the Reno and Lake Tahoe areas ~ After touring and performing five years across most of Canada and the USA the road became less appealing ~ Patty found herself drawn to the recording studios of Nashville where she was soon tagged “ Music Row’s favorite independent female Record Producer ” by Music Row Magazine

During these creative days Patty was often in Nashville every month producing sessions ~ Artists would call her from as far away as Europe and Australia to see if she would produce their recordings ~ Her amazing global popularity soon caught the ear of CNN Television and the Wall Street Journal ~ both did feature stories on her unique accomplishments in the world of Country music ~ Even as her status as a Record Producer grew ~ her own singing continued to play an essential part in her life ~ She appeared as background vocalist or duet partner on more than 100 Nashville recordings.

Having come full circle ~ Patty feels comfortable ~ again pursuing her own singing as well as partnering on some songwriting with her husband Frank Fara ~ She has appeared at Arizona’s “ Festival of the West ” where she presented Screen legend and Singer Dale Evans with a special tribute song entitled “She Road a Horse Called Buttermilk” ~ Patty also performed in Northern Arizona to sing her recordings of “Song of the Grand Canyon” and “Sedona Serenade” ~ Recently she was in New Mexico for the radio debut of her Santa Fe based Christmas song “La Noche Buena ~ It’s Christmas Eve” ~ The future looks bright for Patty Parker as she and husband Frank Fara continue to introduce their new music and songs of ~ How The West Was Sung ~

Some Fun Facts ~ About Patty

~ At the time Patty sang with the Frank Fara show she was
one of the only female drummers on the Nevada casino circuit ~

~ She traveled with her Shelty dog Rocky for the first year of her Nevada tour
Rocky boldly shared travel space with Frank’s white cat Centauri ~

~ She co-authored the book “How to Open Doors in the Music Industry” with Frank Fara ~

~ Patty’s very first Nashville session as a Producer went Top Ten across Canada ~

~ Patty’s Southwestern Serenade album includes her handpicked Nashville crew she has worked with for all her recording sessions from day one to the present ~

~ She has been featured in Song Writers Market Book & American Airlines flight magazine ~

~ Patty is also a talented photographer who has taken many of the photos which compliment her colorful website ~