steve_patrick2Steve Patrick has played on thousands of recordings including albums, film scores, and television, and has been a member of the Nashville String Machine for over 14 years.

Mr. Patrick can be heard on artist albums such as Marc Broussard, Vince Gill, Take 6, Colbie Caillat, Kenny Chesney, Matchbox 20, Brooks and Dunn, Willie Nelson, Glenn Frey, Rascal Flatts, Trey Anastasio, Toby Keith, The Mavericks, Elton John, Sara Evans, Garth Brooks, Norah Jones, Jaci Velasquez,and Erin McCarley to name a few.

Steve has performed and toured live with artists such as Maynard Ferguson, Paul Simon, Ben Folds, Glenn Frey, Arethra Franklin, The Dixie Chicks, Randy Brecker, Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, Michael McDonald, Kenny Rogers, Barry Manilow, Patti Austin, The Four Tops, and many more.

Orchestral freelance performances include such noteworthy organizations as the Nashville Symphony, the Knoxville Symphony and the Chattanooga Symphony.

Steve has taught trumpet as an adjunct faculty member at Belmont University, Trevecca Nazarene University and Cumberland University. He also teaches master classes and clinics throughout the southeast.

Mr. Patrick can also be heard on publishing media such as Arrangers Publishing, Music theater international, Disney theatrical, Row-Loff Productions, Music Minus One, and Hal Leonard.

Steve received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University, where he was a student of David Baker, Dominic Spera, and Bill Adam.

Steve’s trumpet playing is represented on all of the sound clips on this site.

For a listing of some of the sessions Steve has played on in the last 15 yrs. please click here.