Brooklyn Blues Society

Madame Pat Tandy

Pat has been singing professionally since the late 1970’s including a
long stint with the popular R&B recording group “The Pretenders”
who had several minor hits on Carnival Records.

Pat performed in off-Broadway musicals including one directed by NY
Theater Director, Eric Krebs, called “Good Time Blues,” a two-person
musical, joined by Genovis Albright on upright piano performing and singing together lots of WC Handy originals and various other blues songs. A CD was recorded of the entire “Good Time Blues.” musical and now has a place in the New York Library of Congress. Pat also portrayed Queen Evileen singing, “Don’t Bring Me No Bad News,” in the musical “Wiz” at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey. Additionally, she also performed in earlier musicals such as “A Raisin in The Sun,” and “Billie” as Billie Holiday. 

Madame Pat toured abroad, as a sub for the original female member, performing with the Harlem Jazz and Blues band in several cities in Japan, and Russia under the direction of Dr. Al Vollmer. Pat also performed in Bari, Italy with the Centro Música J.S.O Orchestra led by Maestro Paolo Lepore singing his arrangements of Cole Porter tunes all of which received standing ovations and rave reviews.

Madame Pat continues to perform all around her hometown of Newark, New Jersey singing jazz, blues, and R&B favorites, and throughout New York and parts of Massachusetts, working with many long-term relationships with the greatest musicians, club owners and promoters. 

Madame Pat Tandy is a powerful force that mesmerizes all audiences, both young and old, with her natural soulful vocal sounds and charismatic stage presence. She is one not to be missed!