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
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.