For a long time it was not possible for me to perform live for one reason or another. So I started late with that part of my music career and I am so thankful that I am able to do it now. I cherish every moment I'm on stage.
At the age of 10, Patrick Albán began playing his passion of playing the acoustic guitar. By the age of 12, he won in the 3rd Annual Christian Festival in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Competing against some of the best Christian bands in the country, Patrick placed in 1st and 5th place, with two of his original songs.
At the young age of 16, Patrick moved to the United States. Attending Peabody Institute of Music in Baltimore, Maryland at the age of 20, Patrick aspired to become a musical creation in Spanish and English.
His music today is a combination of Latin and acoustic rock with a touch of salsa and a South Beach feel. His repertoire includes Brazilian sambas, Cuban music, tangos, boleros, salsa, blues, Gypsy Kings, and The Buena Vista Social Club, just to name a few. His talents for musical language include singing in English, Spanish, Gypsy and Portuguese.
With the help of the best musicians in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. area, Patrick has produced four albums; 2 albums, in 1997, a Spanish Christian album, “Tu Canción Señor” and one in English “No More 22’s”. His CD “Patrick Albán and Noche Latina” was released in October 2001. This musical work has a Latin-Spanish beat and features Juan Cheito Quiñones, a back up singer and percussionist for The Gloria Estefan Band and The Miami Sound Machine
In November 2003, Patrick Albán and Noche Latina released a DVD which included four live songs and the biography of Patrick and the band. A boxed set, including the latest CD, "Patrick Albán and Noche Latina" and DVD, was also released in November 2003. Both can be purchased at any of the shows or at www.patrickalban.com.
In 2006 Patrick and his band released the much anticipated new album "Ojos Verdes" with the collaboration of the best musicians around and some new surprises and again with the collaboration from Recording Artists Juan "Cheito" Quiñones and the great Edwin Bonilla (The Miami Relatives) both members of The Gloria Estefan Band and The Miami Sound Machine, Edwin is one of the most reconcilable salsa artist in the world.
Patrick Albán and Noche Latina were nominated in 2000 and 1999 by WAMA (Washington Area Music Association) for Best Latin Band and Best Latin Vocalist. They also performed live at the 2000 WAMA awards ceremony, which was covered by the Washington Post as well as Public Television.
On April 12, 2000, Patrick and his band preformed at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. This performance is available at the Kennedy Center’s website.
Patrick has been involved in producing a few of Baltimore’s local artists, including Brian Jack, formally a member of “Child’s Play” in the making of “Collage”, Brian’s solo album. Patrick was personally involved in the song, “Still Strong”, which he originally wrote and played acoustically for the “Collage” album. “Still Strong” was re-released by Patrick himself on his 1997 album, “No More 22’s.”
-Mayor Martin O’Malley Reelection Latin Support Rally, Baltimore, (2003)
-Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD (November 2003)
-The Colombian Embassy, Washington,DC (September 2003)
-Industrial Museum, Baltimore, MD (June 2003)
-George Washington University, Washington, DC (May 2003)
-University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD (Nov. 2003)
-Goucher College, Baltimore, MD (April 2003)
-Café Baltimore, The Mayor’s Office of Cable and Communications (January 2002) Baltimore, MD. This was a show from the Mayor of -Baltimore’s office which featured Patrick Albán and Noche Latina.
-The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C. This was a live concert, which is available on their website.
-The Baltimore Sun, This was a review written for the performance at the -Latino Festival 2003.
-Baltimore Magazine, Mentioned in Baltimore’s Best 2003
-Chesapeake Music Guide, Interview,Review of the Maritime Charity Festival 2003
-Washington Post.com, review/Interview with free MP3
-Review of Patrick’s 1997 “No More 22’s” album written in the Annapolis, Maryland newspaper, Review of Patrick Albán and Noche Latina 2002 album review in the Chesapeake Music Guide (2003)
The musical inspirations for Patrick Albán and Noche Latina:
-Stevie Ray Vaughn
-The Buena Vista Social Club
Patrick Albán & Noche Latina Live at The River Watch Restaurant deck party in Baltimore MD.
Patrick Albán & Noche Latina Live in Bethesda MD.
Patrick Albán & Noche Latina Live at The Baltimore Inner Harbor Concert Series.
Patrick Albán, a solo recording during Covid 19.
All tracks and instruments performed, recorded and mixed by Patrick, a song dedicated to the memory of all of Patrick's friends that have passed in the last 20 years.
Recorded in Baltimore MD. at Gabi Production Studio.
Patrick Albán & Noche Latina Live in Bethesda MD 2019 MD.
Yes, PA&NL loves a good party!
Patrick has performed in many weddings in the past and would love to be part of making your special day unforgettable!
Patrick has performed in many, many festivals, Wine Festivals, Latino Festivals, al sorts of out of state festivals!
Patrick and his band performed every Thursday night at Madam's Organ in Adams Morgan in Washington DC for 16 years!
Other Clubs and restaurants just to name a few:
La Palapa, The Horse That You Came In On, The Cat's Eye Pub, The Admirals Cup, The Waterfront Hotel, Fells Point Tavern, The River Watch Restaurant, Bowley's On The Bay, The Emerald Tavern, The Hard Rock Cafe, Phillips Seafood, McAvoy's, Babalu, An Poitin Stil, Mick O'Shea's Irish Pub, 13th Floor at The Belvedere Hotel, San Sushi in Towson, The Bay Café, Blue Bay You Cafe, Baltimore Orioles Camdem Yards Stadium.
Madam's Organ Blues Bar, Rumba Café, Felix, Froggers, Hard Rock Cafe, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage,
Rams Head Annapolis, Rams Head Tavern, Birchmere in Alexandria VA
Patrick sings in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Gipsy.
Patrick's music is a combination of Latin and acoustic rock with a touch of salsa and a South Beach feel. His repertoire includes Brazilian sambas, Cuban music, tangos, boleros, salsa, blues, Gypsy Kings, and The Buena Vista Social Club, just to name a few. His talents for musical language include singing in English, Spanish, Gypsy and Portuguese.
The musical inspirations for Patrick Albán:
-Stevie Ray Vaughn
- The Beatles
-The Buena Vista Social Club
Sound equipment and lights are available upon request.
PANL has performed in a few states in the USA including Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, DC, Philadelphia, Delaware...
Out side the United States The Band had a tour in Ecuador a few years back.
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