Patrick Hill

Saxophone – Jazz Camp Week 1, Jazz Camp Week 2, Jazz Insititute, Advanced Package, Jazz Camp Package, Giant Steps Package

Patrick Hill is an African American Alto Saxophonist, Woodwind Instrumentalist, Arranger, and Composer. As a native of Dallas, Texas, he grew up under the mentorship of critically acclaimed Alto Saxophonist, Brad Leali. He completed his Undergraduate studies at the University of North Texas with a Bachelors in Jazz Performance. While studying at UNT, Patrick had the opportunity to learn in various ensembles including the UNT Latin Jazz Ensemble under direction of Jose Aponté, The 3 O’Clock Lab Band under direction of Tanya Darby, and the Grammy Nominated 1 O’Clock Lab Band under the direction of Alan Baylock. He has had the pleasure of performing as a sideman and bandleader with several revered musicians such as Michael Bublé, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, The Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Philly POPS, Brad Leali, Charles McPherson, Shelley Caroll, Conrad Herwig, Wycliffe Gordon, Kenny Werner, Ari Hoenig, Quincy Davis, Kirk Whalum, and many more. He obtained his Masters Degree in Jazz Performance at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the mentorship of members of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dick Oatts and Terrell Stafford as well as Tim Warfield Jr. After graduation he proceeded to tour with Michael Bublé traveling to many different countries. He currently resides in New York City where he is working towards an Artist diploma at the Julliard School. His goal is to present a unique sound to the general and musical public that pays homage to the previous innovators of this music while moving forward his own perception of melody, soul, and swing to bring forth a sense of community.

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