Bianchi, a native of Rochester, NY has performed extensively since the age of twelve. His formal studies include classical piano and theory at the preparatory department of The Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY) and earned a Bachelor of Music in Performance degree at The Berklee College of Music. (Boston, MA)
One of Pat's most important influences was Joey DeFrancesco and his Columbia Records release Live at the Five Spot. Pat said: After hearing that CD and listening to it non-stop, I knew I wanted to play the organ and it became my goal to figure out how to play it like him!” Years of continuous, intense study and his long time apprenticeship with DeFrancesco have paved the way for Bianchi to achieve many milestones in his career.
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