Each song depicts a certain picture that is wholly unique from any other track.
"I think somewhere in me there's a director that knows how to piece it together and bring it to life," says Patterson, who co-produced the album.
It is 25 September 2007, the release date for Rahsaan Patterson's fourth album, Wines and Spirits.
Ever since the arrival of his self-titled debut in 1997 on MCA Records, Rahsaan Patterson has been catching up to himself, especially with the young boy who moved to Los Angeles at an early age to pursue show business.
In fact, there's one ring tone in particular that opens up a whole other discussion with Patterson: "Tears Dry on Their Own" by Amy Winehouse.
"I don't mind answering the phone when I hear that," he grins after excusing the interruption of Winehouse's gin-soaked voice.
The man is noted for communicating truth in his work and the new songs reflect a generous amount of it.
Ledisi explains the genius of Rahsaan Patterson this way: "Rahsaan's greatest artistic strength is his ability to be overly honest in his recordings and in his live performances.