Ottilie Patterson

Ottilie Patterson

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Ottilie Patterson (31 January 1932 – 20 June 2011) was a Northern Irish blues singer best known for her performances and recordings with the Chris Barber Jazz Band in the late 1950s and early 1960s.


Anna Ottilie Patterson was born in Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland, on 31 January 1932. She was the youngest child of four. Her father, Joseph Patterson, was from Northern Ireland, and her mother, Jūlija Jēgers, was from Latvia. Both sides of the family were musical, and Ottilie trained as a classical pianist from the age of eleven, but never received any formal training as a singer.3000 years with Ottilie sleeve notes, Marmalade 608 011, 1969

In 1949 Ottilie went to study art at Belfast College of Technology, where a fellow student introduced her to the music of Bessie Smith, Jelly Roll Morton, and Meade Lux Lewis.Irish Folk, Trad & Blues - A Secret History, Colin Harper & Trevor Hodgett, 2005 ISBN 1-901447-40-5, p159In 1951 she began singing with Jimmy Compton's Jazz Band, and in August 1952 she formed the Muskrat Ramblers with Al Watt and Derek Martin.

In the summer of 1954 while holidaying in London Ottilie met Beryl Bryden, who introduced her to the Chris Barber Jazz Band.Chris Barber's Blues Book - Volume One sleeve notes, Columbia 33SX 1333, 1961

She joined the Barber band full-time on January 1, 1955, and her first public appearance was at the Royal Festival Hall on...
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