Pat Reid
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NOTE: ALL words and Music (except "Say You, Say Me), written by Pat Reid (SOCAN/PGAMusicProductions.

Pat began singing at the early age of 15 in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad where he formed a trio called the Canaries. The three friends went on to win an Island-wide televised contest called Scouting for Talent. The group performed at various charitable venues as the boys were too young to perform in clubs. Returning to his native Jamaica, Pat joined the Jaywalkers, a six piece R&B/Rock Steady(Reggae) band that enjoyed much popularity with the local islanders.Migrating to Toronto in the late 1960's, Pat played with various R&B groups such as The Experiments, New Directions, Toronto Revival and The PG Reid Band. Appearing at venues in and around the Toronto area; University campuses; and covering numerous road tours in South Western Ontario; the East Coast including Newfoundland, Pat's vocals wooed the crowds and he became the talk of the town. He has performed with some of the top musicians from the Toronto area.Pat’s vocal training began at Toronto's famed Royal Conservatory of Music at the University of Toronto under the tutelage of Miss John. He then attended the renowned Humber College's Jazz Program, as a Voice Major under Clarke Anderson. Pat holds a degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto.His debut album “Come Into My Life”(c)2006 was nominated for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year at the 2006 Gospel Music Covenant Awards (GMA) in Calgary Canada; and songs "Lord of Lords, King of Kings" and the title track "Come Into My Life" were nominated for Traditional Gospel Song of The Year. Accompanying himself on the piano, Pat soothes the soul with vintage Jazz. Recent songs written by Pat are in the Pop; Reggae and Country Genre with songs: "Live And Let Live"-reggae; "Through The Night"-country;'You Belong to Me"-gospel"I'm Feeling Good All Over"-pop. Presently Pat is concentrating on writing, practicing his piano and recording in his home-studio.


1. Thank You Jesus:
Words & Music by Pat Reid (C)SOCAN 1997
PGAMusicProductions

This is in celebration of the Lord for the many blessings He has given me. Sometimes when I lose track of life's gifts, these God-given lyrics allow me to stop and reflect just how blessed I have been.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Music: Eddiie Bullin-all Midi Tracks
Recorded at Thunder Dome Studios Toronto.

2. Lord of Lords, King of Kings
Words & Music by Pat Reid (C)SOCAN 1997
PGAMusicProductions

Musicians on album: The music tracks on the album was done by utilizing the masterful midi knowledge of on of Toronto's top pianist; Eddie Bullen. Back-up vocals were done by Renee Rowe, a sought after studio vocalist and worship-leader

This song-like most of my songs-came to me in a flash. This is about sharing a special moment with one's Lord. The lyrics explains a special moment when I came to truly realize God's presence in my dark moment in my life. I felt redeemed.


3. I'm Amazed

Words and Music by Pat Reid (c)1983 SOCAN/PGAMusicProductions.

Bass: Howard Ayee, one of Toronto's top base player.
Piano:Lou Pomanti, famed jazz piano player in Toronto.
Guitar: Peter Mueller, highly sought after session guitarist.

This song is about young love. Boy finally realize that his long-time "girlfriend" and playmate grew up. They subsequently fell in love.


4. "What About Love"

Words & Music by Pat Reid (c)2013
SOCAN/PGAMusicProductions.

Vocals: Pat Reid.
All tracks (midi) by Pat Reid.

This song reflects on 'love lost.'



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