Happy Monday, Everyone. This week 3 Chics is featuring the musical stylings of Tuck & Patti. Tuck & Patti’s Homepage
Tuck and Patti were couples. “Tuck Andres” was born in Oklahoma. His father had been a leader of a jazz band in college. After he attended at Stanford University and took classical guitar, he went to Las Vegas to audition for a show band. Tuck was given a opportunity to be a guitarist for The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour. He also spent with the GAP Band for four years. “Patti Cathcart” was born in San Francisco. She started singing in church. At the age of 10, Patti was already leading youth choirs. She was also involved in school musicals. During the sixties musical scene in San Francisco, Patti used to performed with many rock and jazz groups. Tuck and Patti met when Tick was a already guitarist for a cover band when Patti walked in to audition. The two hit off immediately. In 1981, they began to perform as duo around California. In 1983, the two get married.
Tuck and Patti signed a recording contract under Windham Hill Jazz in 1987. They released their debut album, Tears of Joy in 1989. This and several other albums like, Love Warriors in 1989 and Dream in 1991 was released under the same label. Tuck also released solo album under Windham Hill. In 1995, the couple signed a recording contract under Epic Records. Their first album, Learning How To Fly was released in that year. In 1998, his next album, Paradise Found was released. Two years later, Taking The Long Way Home was released. In 2002, they build their own recording studio and recording label called, “T&P” Records. They produced their next album, Chocolate Moment in that year. The next year, A Gift of Love was released.
Their new album, I Remember You, was released to all retail and digital retail outlets, including iTunes, on August 26, 2008. What’s on the album? Love songs of course, from the Great American Songbook, inspired by Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass. “They are gorgeous tunes, with grand lyrics,” shares Patti. “And they sing unabashedly, unapologetically, about love.”
Take My Breath Away