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Pat Bianchi

Grammy nominated organist and winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2016 rising star poll, Pat Bianchi has established himself as one of the premier organists on the international scene today. His command of the instrument, harmonic prowess, rhythmic intensity and versatility are rivaled by few. His most recent release “A Higher Standard”, featuring Byron Landham and Craig Ebner, exemplifies Bianchi's superiority and finesse in the organ trio setting, bringing jazz standards to a completely 'higher' level. When Pat is not leading his own trio, he performs regularly with jazz guitar icon, Pat Martino and also continues to perform with NEA Jazz Master and saxophone legend, Lou Donaldson

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”The legacy and tradition of the organ is dependent on the young players of today. Pat Bianchi is one of the voices who will take it into the future.” ~ Dr. Lonnie Smith

“A virtuosic organist” ~ Pat Martino

Bianchi has a masterful touch with grooving bass lines and a scorching right-hand technique ~ Bill Milkowski (Downbeat Magazine)

The irreplaceable sound of the Hammond B3, nicely shaped by Bianchi's fresh approach, strongly contributes to a sense of modernism steeped in tradition. Bianchi, a devotee of Joey DeFrancesco as a youngster, has established his own voice as an organist—something not easily done—and gives ample evidence why many regard him as the Next Big Thing on that venerable instrument

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Discography

A Higher Standard

A Higher Standard

Self Produced
2015

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Doodlin' Records
2010

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East Coast Roots

East Coast Roots

Jazzed Media
2007

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