Tue Apr 25
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
The Ben Patterson Jazz Orchestra is a collection of Washington, DC's elite musicians performing Ben's innovative big band compositions and arrangements.
Trombonist, composer, producer, and educator Ben Patterson is known internationally for his unique musical voice and his explosive technique.
After playing lead trombone in the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, Ben spent 22 years with the USAF Band The Airmen of Note, rising to the positions of lead trombonist and music director. With the ‘Note, Ben traveled all over the the U.S. and abroad giving concerts and educational events, writing music and producing recordings.
Ben’s latest endeavors include the Ben Patterson Group, whose recent JazzWeek-charting releases can be heard on Origin Records, and the Ben Patterson Jazz Orchestra, with its acclaimed 2016 release, "Vital Frequencies featuring Chris Potter."