Pat Daugherty

Pat Daugherty first took his Fender Rhodes on tour with Gil Scott-Heron. He has written all the music and words for NYEP's six CDs. His compositions have been in feature films, appear 7 nights a week in the Blue Man Group show, and in the repertoire of the Martha Graham Dance Co., with whom he toured as pianist for 10 years

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With Black Hole In One, NYEP morph through a labyrinth of musical idioms that dares us to listen between the mundane boundaries of genre. The odd numbered tracks are instrumentals, anchoring us to their jazz core while spinning out waves of hip hop and mutated hissings of rattlesnaking rock rhythms. The even numbered tracks are songs with deeply powerful lyrics that invoke an almost abstract folk expressionism. Bulbous bass lines bloom before our ears. Drums bounce exclamation points at our feet. Daugherty’s daunting storytelling extends from his agile and curious use of the electric piano to his vocal delivery on some serious material

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