– PATJE takes his inspiration daily from images in his mind. Influenced by the growth of singer songwriters from all kinds of genre, he builds his...Read Biography
PATJE takes his inspiration daily from images in his mind. Influenced by the growth of singer songwriters from all kinds of genre, he builds his own style from soul, funk and Brazilian rhythms.
Born in Geneva of French, and Spanish origin, he is the fourth of five children. He was raised between Marseille, Geneva and Barcelona. His very first experience in entertainment was opera and theater thanks to his brother, for which, he grew to become passionate as of age fourteen. After his high school diploma he did his Bachelors in America to improve his language skills. At that time his friends gave him the nickname PATJE (diminutive of Patrice).
Returning back to Europe, he worked in advertising and became the editor of a magazine. When he left this multinational firm and moved to Barcelona, Spain, in order to study at university, music and his love for entertainment came back into his life...
He decided to pursue this growing passion in Los Angeles. He discovered facets of himself and started growing and gathering popularity in this environment. In 2002 he started playing with his band in many clubs around Los Angeles and released his first single.
On stage he started singing in French, English and Spanish. He began a new journey with his friend Ioannis; with him he played between Bora Bora and Paris. It was with Ioannis that he was the opening act for Jeanne Mas. This show took place at the Trianon in Paris.
2008 enabled him to prepare a new project. Today he is launching Pasaporte, his new album.