Private Lessons and Master Class

In addition to leading the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program founded by Ramsey Lewis, Pat offers private saxophone lessons either in his Chicago studio or online.

Pat also offers workshops and masterclasses on improvisation and composition.

Take a peek into some of Pat’s virtual training sessions:

Contact Pat to Request Information

Use the contact form to the right or drop Pat an email at  [email protected]

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Pat is the Lead Mentor of the Ravinia Jazz Mentor Program founded by Ramsey Lewis, and has been with that program since its inception in 1994. Through that outreach program, he mentors select Ravinia Jazz Scholars in rehearsals and performances. Additionally, Ravinia Jazz Mentors give performances and clinics in Chicago Public High Schools.


Pat has performed with Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Harry Connick, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Rosemary Clooney, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Diane Schuur, Kevin Mahogany, Patti Austin, Manhattan Transfer, Gerald Wilson, Muhal Richard Abrams, Lalo Schifrin, Cab Calloway, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Reunion Band, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Eddie Higgins, Junior Mance, Jodie Christian, Cedar Walton, Dave Brubeck, Marcus Roberts, Randy Weston, Weldon Irving, Henry Butler, Renee Rosness, Regina Carter, Jack McDuff, Joey DeFrancesco, Joe Lovano, Frank Foster, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, David Sanchez, Eric Alexander, Victor Goines, Billy Harper, Jimmy Heath, Johnny Griffin, James Moody, Lee Konitz, Phil Woods, Paquito D’Rivera, Donald Harrison, Nick Brignola, Franz Jackson, Von Freeman, Roscoe Mitchell, Buddy Defranco, Red Hollaway, Ira Sullivan, Alvin Batiste, Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Watrous, Clark Terry, Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, Doc Severinsen, Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Lester Bowie, Jon Faddis, Lou Soloff, Terell Stafford, Jim Rotondi, Etienne Charles, Marcus Belgrave, Stanton Moore, Butch Miles, Lonnie Brooks, Big Time Sarah, Melvin Seals, Alfonso Ponticelli, Vince Welnick, Umphrey’s McGee, and Dark Star Orchestra. Pat has toured with the Charles Earland Band, Artie Shaw Orchestra, and Woody Herman Orchestra.

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