Diane Patrick is a freelance editor and
writer who is in the business of helping
publishers, editors, agents, academics,
legal professionals, entertainers, and
business owners get their words out.
portfolio: articles
From the late 1980s to early 1990s, I helped make musicians sound
good─on paper!--by writing promotional materials (bios, brochures, liner
notes, newsletters, press kits, etc.) for various Atlantic, Columbia, RCA,
GRP, and Blue Note Records artists as well as for individual unsigned

My articles on, profiles of, and interview pieces with musicians have
appeared in
Billboard, JazzTimes, Jazziz, The Wire (U.K.), and other
Artists for whom I've written publicity materials:

Carl Anderson
Jonathan Butler
Steve Coleman and 5 Elements
Steven Davis
Garfield the Cat
George Howard
Darryl (Munyungo) Jackson
B.B. King
Russell Malone
Marca Jazz Festival 1992
Christopher Mason
Vincent Montana, Jr.
Stanley Turrentine
Gerald Veasley
Greg Walker
Ken “Spider” Webb’s
Jazz From The City
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Artists whom I've interviewed for feature articles:

Patti Austin
John Blake
Larry Carlton
Larry Coryell
George Duke
Danny Gottlieb
Onaje Allan Gumbs
Jon Hendricks
Deborah Henson-Conant
George Howard
Paul Jackson, Jr.
Henry Johnson
Hugh Masekela
Bobby McFerrin
New York Voices
Babatunde Olatunji
Lonnie Liston Smith
Simply Red (Mick Hucknall)
Phoebe Snow
Special EFX (Chieli Minucci and George Jinda)
Leni Stern
Janice Siegel
Joe Taylor
Dave Valentin
Sadao Watanabe