2014 Summer Tour – Bobby Broom / Steely Dan

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be on tour for most of the summer performing with the Bobby Broom Organi-sation!  We’ll be performing as the opening band for Steely Dan on their 2014 Summer tour, criss-crossing the United States on a run of over 50 shows!  Check out www.bobbybroom.com or www.steelydan.com for performance dates and info.  Hope to see you somewhere along the way!

New Trio CD: Essential Elements (MAXJAZZ)

I’m excited to announce the release of my newest recording: Essential Elements.  Released on the MAXJAZZ record label, it features a variety of original compositions, standards, and covers of hits by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and The Beatles.  I’m joined on this recording by two of my favorite Chicago-based musicians: Josh Ramos on bass, and Jon Deitemyer on drums.  Available here.   “(Essential Elements) reveals Paterson’s blues chops to be on par with those of Gene Harris.” –C. Michael Bailey,...

Video – I’ll Close My Eyes

Here’s a video I took at Hi-Style Studios in Chicago, performing the classic standard I’ll Close My Eyes on Organ with my good buddy Kyle Asche on Guitar. Hope you enjoy!

Video – Isn’t She Lovely

  Here’s a video of Jake Vinsel and I playing the Stevie Wonder classic ‘Isn’t She Lovely.’  This is from my newest release ‘Blues For Oscar’, available on iTunes or through the link below:  ...

Cognac Fest

I had an amazing time in Cognac, France, performing at the Blues Passions festival.  The French love their blues, and took great care of us while we were there.  It was great to work with Jimmy Johnson and Syleena Johnson, two heavy hitting performers.  Thanks to everyone who made it...

You’re My Everything

This is my piano trio version of You’re My Everything. I’m joined by Josh Ramos on bass and Jon Deitemyer on drums. Album coming soon!

I’ve Got The W...

This is a video of my Solo Piano performance at the 2009 Chicago Jazz Fest.