There are singers, and then there are musicians whose instrument is their voice. Beata Pater is clearly
the latter. Whether interpreting lyrics with the emotional depth and lyrical expression of her personal
“goddess” Sarah Vaughan and her beloved Shirley Horn; soaring on the fanciful flight trajectories of
another profound influence, Betty Carter; or translating her studies on the violin into a fascinating
musical narrative, Beata embodies creativity in its purest sense.
Beata’s latest creation “Tet” is her ninth solo album. Aptly titled, Tet is not only the ninth letter of the
Hebrew alphabet and the symbol for 9, but also as Beata explains: “It is symbolic of creativity, a vessel
which holds something within, a womb for creation