Johnny Pate

6,107 Plays
One Summer Night in June (feat. Johnny Pate)
An Affair to Remember (feat. Johnny Pate)

John W. "Johnny" Pate (born December 5, 1923, Chicago Heights, Illinois) is a former jazz bassist who later became a music arranger/producer, and a leading figure in Chicago soul as well as pop/R&B music. Pate learned to play piano and tuba as a child, and later picked up the bass and learned arranging while serving in the Army.