The best and original 24/7, online, Smooth Jazz Internet Radio station : Largest Global contemporary jazz community, jazz charts, jazz festivals and jazz recording artists Launch Radio Station JazzBlast - email signup

Submitting Your Music for Airplay Consideration

Listen to Internet Radio

LIKE us on FaceBook

Follow Us on Twitter

SmoothTravelTV YouTube Channel - Top 50 Indie Chart

SmoothTravel Features

Wine & Jazz Club

Start Shopping at

Start Shopping at CD Baby

Start Shopping at SoundCloud - Hear Artist Promo, Interviews and more

Navbar More Artist Interviews Artist Website Buy Album Download Music

 Lamb & Meyer

 Lamb & Meyer

 Lamb & Meyer

Both members of Lamb & Meyer are highly accomplished musicians with varied backgrounds and independent schedules - how often do both members meet/get together to create, perform, etc?

As often as we can. We're both touring artists from different geographical areas, so it can be a challenge. However, while working on this project we've made every effort to collaborate as often as possible. We take turns flying to the other's state, and we'll set up writing sessions, hang out, and work on the project for days or weeks at a time as our schedules allow.

How did this teaming of talent come about?

We met while performing with other artists and musicians in LA and ended up playing some gigs together there. We were talking at breakfast after a gig one night and realized many of our music goals were the same. So we started hiring each other for our own artist gigs in both LA and Portland. Producer, John Henry, heard us together in LA and decided it would be a great collaboration of our talents to produce us as a team. He helped us go through the process of discovering the Lamb & Meyer sound.

What is more challenging: performing for an audience or working in the studio?

The audience is easier for both of us because it's all about energy, giving 110%, and getting people going, which comes pretty naturally to both of us. The studio is more like a science project sometimes because it takes more planning and detail. We need just as much energy for the studio but it's more focused and controlled. Often we get our best sound when we don't over think it.

What was the first song you can remember hearing as a child that was pivotal?

Patsy: No one pivotal song for me, but in 6th grade I started really listening to my parent's records like: The Funny Girl Soundtrack, The Best of Bossa Nova Pops, and The Nutcracker. I used to pantomime (with feeling) to Streisand and dance around like a sugar plum fairy to the Nutcracker.

Patrick: I don't really remember a pivotal song, but I remember at my earliest age hearing Phoebe Snow and Frank Zappa and Ray Charles. Phoebe Snow's voice was so unique and I was so young that it was a very impressionable memory. My dad played in tonks in Mississippi and had a wide variety of material that he listened to.

Is there a song you wish you would've written?

Patsy: Too hard to choose, but "Get Here" by Brenda Russell. That song touched me because I was singing it during the Gulf war. It's just about missing someone so much and not being able to be together at that moment. Also "Lately" or any song by Stevie Wonder. I think about the many great standards that stand the test of time and keep getting recorded over and over. I wanna write one of those!

Patrick: Oh so many. I'm really fond of Quincy Jones and songs like "One Hundred Ways" and "Just Once." Songs like that, but I'm also into Coltrane and Stan Getz and and a lot of straight ahead material. George Clinton. Earth Wind and Fire.

Finish this sentence: I can't go a day without?

We both said COFFEE (Check out the song on our CD)

After that it's working on music. Life is full of music one way or the other...performing, writing, touring, collaborating, etc, but it usually starts off with a good stout cup of coffee or two!

You Support when you start your shopping here Start your shopping at Start Your Shopping at CD Baby Making Contact Start your shopping at iTunes Music Store Start your shopping in the Listening Loft Store Top 10 Vid Bar Top 50 Industry Chart Indie Chart Radar Chart Top 50 Album Chart
Chart Album Image
Still Euge
CD Cover
All I Wanna Do Now
Premier Jazz Musicians from Quebec!
Rick Braun's New Year's Eve Getaway
Rick Braun's New Year Eve Getaway
DEC 31, 2016
JW Marriott Tucson AZ
Start Your Shopping Here Shop for new music at Shop for new music at iTunes Music Store Shop Top Selling Jazz Albums Shop in the Listening Loft Store Social Media Links Like Us on FaceBook Re-Tweet Us on Twitter Subscribe to our SmoothTravel Jazz TV Channel
National Association of Digital Broadcasters - registered as KJAZ-DB