(congas, percussion, alto sax, vocals)
Pat is a percussionist, wind player and composer. He has studied with master drummers from around the world including Abubakari Lunna-Wumbie, Frisner Augustín, Felipe Garcia Villamil, Alejandro Carvajal and I Ketut Gedé Asnawa. Pat holds a Masters in Music Composition from UMKC Conservatory. He was a founding member of newEar and and works with Chris Hazelton’s Boogaloo 7, Mundo Nuovo, and BCR. He served as director of the community Balinese gamelan orchestra Gamelan Genta Kasturi from 2006-2019. He performed with Gillham Park Orchtet, Grupo Aztlan, National Audio Theatre Festivals, Traditional Music Society, Mambo DeLeon Orchestra, Brad Cox Ensemble, Necessity Brass Band and many more. He is a recipient of the Charlotte Street Foundation Generative Performing Artist Fellow Award. Pat joined BCR in 1997 as percussionist, saxophonist, bassoonist, singer and composer.