Her present band 'Madam and Her Orkestra' which Pat likes to describe as "her boys", consist of keyboard maestro David Bates, blood rushin' percussionist Roger Kennedy, and driving bassist Greg Williams, who together with the amazing Sydney cornet player Jiri Kripac, won at the famous Edingburgh Festival. Other regular members of the "family" include the electrifying reed player David Gardiner and highly respected trumpeter Neil Ruddick.
"Madam Pat Thompson was born in 1923 in Victoria, Australia. She is the oldest Australian performing jazz singer, and is admired by her audiences for her warmth, wit and skills as singer and performer..."
"Pat Thompson has been described as - A true authentic torch singer, a vivascious chanteuse...Whose style is reminiscent of the pre-jazz tradition of Lizzie Miles and Sophie Tucker...Her singing comes entirerly from herself, without shame or pretention...Pure and wonderful. Pat Thompson is a phenomenon in Australia. Her vitality and prescence on stage have won her critical acclaim at home and abroad."
Madam & Her Orkestra is also avaliable on CD.
1. Some Of These Days
2. If I Can't Sell It
4. What's The reason
5. My Handyman
7. It Ain't Right
8. After You've Gone
1. Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
2. Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
3. I Want To Be Seduced
4. Your Feets Too Big
5. Where Will The Children Play?
6. Need A Little Sugar In My Bowl
7. Just A Gigolo
8. Go Back Where You Stayed Last Night