Pat Bianchi Quartet
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Jun 22, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
His musical tenacity paved the way for 9 CD releases as a leader, extensive tours through out the United States and Europe, appearances at numerous jazz festivals and most recently opening for Steely Dan for 3 consecutive east coast tours. In addition to being a prolific bandleader Bianchi has appeared as a guest on over 30 recordings. The award winning organist has also enjoyed tenured membership in the bands of some of the most highly revered artists in jazz including; Pat Martino, Lou Donaldson, Joe Locke, Ralph Peterson Jr. and Chuck Loeb. With additional performance credits which include: Red Holloway, George Coleman, Terrace Martin, Mark Whitfield, Joey DeFrancesco, Roy Ayers, Terell Stafford, Dakota Staton, Javon Jackson, Tim Warfield and Alvin Queen among many others, Bianchi continues to be in high demand. His command of the instrument, harmonic prowess, rhythmic intensity and versatility are rivaled by few.
While maintaining an active performance schedule, Bianchi also teaches jazz organ at Berklee College of Music. He has been an integral author of curriculum for one of the first Hammond organ programs and official majors offered by an institution of higher education. You can also hear Pat on Sirius XM Radio where he hosts the weekly show “Organized” featuring the greats of Jazz organ.