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PATTI JANNETTA

Patti Jannetta was discovered while attending school in Toronto, becoming a teen actor in the Canadian production of Jesus Christ Superstar. The show opened in the International Hilton Theatre in Las Vegas, then moved to the famous Aquarius Theatre in Los Angeles, where Patti and company recorded their first album at MGM and A&M Studios. Back home, Patti appeared on numerous TV shows and performed twice to rave reviews at the world famous Royal York Hotel Imperial Room where her father and now famous author Louis Jannetta was the Maître ‘ D. www.louisjannetta.com.

Signing with Quality Records she toured throughout Canada, the Caribbean Islands, the US, Europe and Asia promoting her first solo album.

Patti represented Canada at the International SOPOT Music Festival in Poland to an audience of 50,000. She sang with legendary Charles Aznavour and won the prestigious “Musician’s Favourite” award. Returning home CTV gave Patti her own one hour TV special titled, ”A Family Christmas “. Patti appeared in the documentary feature “Superstar”, starring Thai singing sensation Manee. While filming the documentary, Patti along with Debbie Johnson opened for Manee throughout Europe and Thailand. In Monaco, they appeared at the elite Jimmy Z nightclub and at the world renowned MIDEM music festival in Cannes France. As a songwriter, Patti’s had the opportunity to co‐write with many great talents including the legendary Bo Diddley. Their song “Make Up Your Mind”, was released internationally, and featured in movie sound tracks. This recording also earmarked Patti as Bo Diddley’s first‐ever female singing partner.


Her 2nd album “Breathless” included the smash hit single “Party Girl” that earned Patti a Juno Award Nomination. Collaborating with Carol Medina and James Collins they produced the catchy dance track “Tell Me You Love Me”, released worldwide that zoomed to the top of the charts, selling over 1,000,000! All three were presented with a Diamond Record from Quality Records!


Patti is a Past‐Director and now a consultant with Canadian Music Week. She is the President for the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Music and the Arts (C.A.A.M.A.), a national, non‐profit organization whose members including Gil Moore, Neill Dixon, Paul Gross, Dan Hill and Tom Barlow that is dedicated to providing its members with free educational programming and non‐commercial showcase opportunities. www.caama.org

As a past founding director, Event Manager and Artistic Director of the award winning Mississauga Waterfront Festival for 15 years, she enjoyed promoting and bringing the best in Canadian talent to Mississauga:  Jim Cuddy, Jann Arden, Bruce Cockburn, Sam Roberts, Tom Cochrane, Spirit of the West and Chantal Kreviazuk to name a few and top name children’s, heritage and cultural performers and emerging talent.


Patti proudly sits on the board of the Sick Kids Hospital Herbie Fund as Entertainment Co‐Chair with Adrian Luces.  They recently composed the soon to be released “Healing Hands Changing Lives” and along with 15 top Canadian singers and musicians including Michael Burgess, Jackie Richardson, Rick Emmett, Arlene Duncan, Gavin Hope and Ashley McIassac recorded the song at Metalworks Studio, all proceeds to the Herbie Fund. Download “Healing Hands” at www.herbiefund.com


Patti is a founding member of SING! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, the new critically acclaimed a cappella celebration of the voice held annually at Harbourfront Centre for the Arts. www.tvaf.ca


Patti is the recipient of a Queens Golden Jubilee Medal for volunteerism, the 2009 M.A.C. Laurie Pallett Patron of the Arts Award and a City of Toronto Award of Recognition.

DISCOGRAPHY

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Fire In Your Eyes!

CD Jannetta ‎– Breathless

Genre: Electronic, Pop
Year: 1988

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Profile:  Patti Jannetta has worked her way up through the music industry into a position which has garnered her respect as a singer, entertainer, songwriter, and humanitarian.She has recorded 3 albums during her career - all of which have fared well domestically, with her last two albums earning her acceptance on an international level.

Patti was discovered while attending school in Toronto, becoming a teen actress in the Canadian production of Jesus Christ Superstar which opened in Los Vegas, then moved to the famous Aquarius Theatre in Los Angeles.Back at home, she concentrated on her first love, singing, and signed a record deal. She toured throughout Canada, the Caribbean Islands, the United States, Europe and Asia promoting her first album. Patti also represented Canada at the International Sopot Music Festival in Poland, performing for 50,000 people and winning the prestigious "Musician's Favorite" Award.

Patti appeared in the documentary feature entitled "Superstar", starring Thai singing sensation Manee. While filming the documentary Patti opened for Manee throughout Europe and Thailand. In Monaco, she appeared at the elite Jimmy Z Nightclub and then at the world renowned MIDEM Music Festival in Cannes, France. In Thailand, she appeared in concert in Chaing Mai and Bangkok,s famous Thai Cultural Centre. Patti guested on many TV shows, had her own network television special for CTV entitled "A Family Christmas," starred in the feature "Applause", and in 2003 filmed the Rogers Television show, One on One, both profiling her life and music.

As a songwriter, Patti has co-written most of the songs for her albums and has had the opportunity to co-write with many great talents including the legendary Bo Diddley. This recording also earmarked Patti as Bo Diddley's first-ever female singing partner.

Patti's 2nd album, Breathless, acquired her a smash hit single and high rotation video on Much Music for the song "Party Girl", an original composition which also earned Patti a Juno Award nomination for "Most Promising Female Artist". Her next album, Mark On My Heart, had three successful singles: "I Know You'll Wait", ,Even Though You,re Gone, and "Mark On My Heart" (a top 20 dance hit in 1993/4). The single "Even Though You're Gone" was supported by a cross Canada tour and a hauntingly beautiful video.

She collaborated with Carol Medina and James Collins (2) - the results being the very successful dance track "Tell Me You Love Me". Along with James & Carol, Patti was presented with a Diamond record for over one million units sold.

Patti is a Past-Director and now a Consultant with Canadian Music Week.She is the 2004 President of The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Music and the Arts (C.A.A.M.A.), a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the commercial development of Canadian sound recording business domestically and internationally. It works to provide its members with free educational programming and non-commercial showcase opportunities.

Patti donates time to her favorite charities - Variety, Children's Charity and Sick Kids Hospital. With her talented band Patti can be heard performing at many concerts, corporate events and galas or wailing in Ronnie Hawkins Band just for the sheer fun of it! She is also in demand as a spokesperson and commentator.

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