Pat B. began playing guitar at the age of 10 with the encouragement of his musician father. Pat has studied at New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, as well as the City College of New York, where he received his Masters in Jazz Performance.
Pat has performed at the New York area’s most prestigious venues, including Birdland Theater, Fat Cat Jazz Club, Club Bonafide, Rainbow Room, and The Fillmore Philadelphia. He has performed with acclaimed musicians including Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Billy Kaye, James Zollar, Avalon Jazz Band, Lapis Luna, and many more.
Pat’s teaching philosophy is centered around his students’ musical interests and ambitions. Using student-selected material, Pat will teach guitar technique, music theory, sight reading, ear training, and much more, always considering the student’s musical interests.