The energy of this duo – Patty and Bob Tatum – never fails to please their audience. Photos submitted
Patty Tatum and her husband Bob
Experts at Spreading Joy The Sound Traveler Band is a husband-and-wife duo described as “experts at spreading joy” — and that’s just what Patty Tatum and her husband, Bob Tatum, do routinely at venues along the east coast. From North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia, to Florida, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., the acoustic energy of the duo never fails to wow the crowds. With many years of individual and extensive musical backgrounds, the couple created a full-time professional “musical 14
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expression” in 2010 featuring acoustic vocal and instrumental renditions of popular classics from genres as diverse as classic rock and pop, folk, classy standards, country, blues, light jazz and gospel. Instrumentation includes guitar, trumpet, bass, mandolin, harmonica, concertina and percussion. One year ago, the couple released its ﬁrst CD of all-original music and has since been on the move performing for private and public events — indoors and out.
About Patty Patty Kunze Tatum grew up in Orlando, Florida: “I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a musical soundtrack running 24/7 — at least in my brain,” she says. After performing as a trumpet player in two Up With People casts throughout North America and Europe, as well as with a jazz orchestra in Nagoya, Japan, she picked up the guitar and co-founded a contemporary Christian acoustic duo
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