Patrick Bartley

Patrick Bartley, Jr. is a Grammy®-nominated and award-winning saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer/arranger, and is known most notably for his extreme versatility, powerful sound, and unabashed soulfulness in every context. Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Patrick is now gaining recognition as an emerging artist in New York City, and has most notably been featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as a member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human.

Patrick has recorded and performed alongside such renowned musicians as Dave Matthews, Steve Miller, The Chainsmokers, Jon Batiste, and Wynton Marsalis, and has performed at world-renowned venues such as The STAPLES Center, Madison Square Garden, and the legendary Apollo Theater. Patrick’s television and other media appearances include Good Morning America (ABC), The Talk (CBS), The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS), as well as being featured on the soundtrack to Cafe Society, a film by Woody Allen.

Throughout his secondary and post-secondary educational years, he has been featured as a member of the Grammy Jazz Ensemble, Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, Vail Jazz Workshop All-Stars, and has received two Downbeat Student Awards in the Jazz Soloist category. Patrick also enjoys performing in a wide range of musical styles, including classical, Afro-Cuban, Japanese music, and various types of electronic music. Patrick intends to pursue his passion for Japanese music and continue pushing his original music project, the “J-MUSIC Ensemble”, which focuses on bringing new perspectives to modern Japanese pop, indie, and art music.

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