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Steve Patrick, Trumpet

Steve Patrick is one of the most sought after trumpeters in the Nashville area. Fluent in many musical styles, he has performed and recorded with some of the most notable names in music.

Steve has been on over 2000 recording sessions including albums, film scores such as Hoodwinked, and television. Mr. Patrick can be heard on artist albums such as Matchbox 20, Elton John, Vince Gill, Uncle Kracker, Larry Carlton, Garth Brooks, Take 6, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Chesney, Aaron Neville, Travis Tritt, Brooks and Dunn, Bill and Gloria Gaither, Jodee Messina, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Willie Nelson, Montgomery Gentry, Point of Grace, The Mavericks, Sara Evans, Nicole C. Mullen, Shirley Caesar, Trick Pony, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, Billy Gilman, Jaci Velasquez, John Anderson, Clay Walker, and Steve Green to name a few.

Steve has performed live with artists such as Maynard Ferguson, Paul Simon, Arethra Franklin, Lari White,Tommy Sims, the Dixie Chicks, Randy Brecker, Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, Michael McDonald, Kenny Rogers, Barry Manilow, Patti Austin, The Four Tops, 4-Him, Truth and many more.

Orchestral freelance performances include such noteworthy organizations as the Nashville Symphony, the Knoxville Symphony and the Chattanooga Symphony.
Mr. Patrick can also be heard on publishing media such as Arrangers Publishing, Row-Loff Productions, and Hal Leonard.

Steve received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University, where he was a student of David Baker, Dominic Spera, and Bill Adam.

As a published educator, Steve maintains a private teaching studio at his home and teaches part-time at Trevecca Nazarene University, and Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Several of Steve's students are becoming some of the more established freelance performers in the Nashville area.

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