“You learn to communicate, you have to be kind,” Patrick said. “You have to value other people’s time and respect them.”
Patrick feels very lucky to be part of Colorado’s jazz scene.
“There’s a sense of camaraderie, but at the same time everyone is pushing each other and not settling,” Patrick said.
You can hear Patrick jamming on the electric bass with The Funky Fresh Trio, featuring Josh Quinlan (effected saxophones and flute, Rhodes, synthesizer) andAlejandro Castaño(drums). The group merges funk and world music with jazz, offering up groovy tunes with quirky melodies and improvised solos.
To celebrate 30 years on the air and invest in the future of jazz, KUVO interviewed 30 local musicians under the age of 30. These features will be released on-air and online June 29-October 31.