Belgium Tour – November 17th – 29th

I’m very excited to be heading to Belgium for the second half of November, touring there with a fantastic bassist by the name of Jean Van Lint.    You can find the schedule below:          

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!

50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (Single)

Check out my newest piano trio release – a version of the Paul Simon classic ’50 Ways To Leave Your Lover.’  

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:  ...

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 or for performance dates and info.  Hope to see you somewhere along the way!