Laurdine Kenneth "Pat" Patrick was an American jazz musician. He played baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, and Fender bass and was known for his 40-year association with Sun Ra. His son, Deval Patrick, was governor of Massachusetts.
|Birth name:||Laurdine Kenneth Patrick|
|Born:||Nov 23, 1929, East Moline, Illinois, U.S.|
|Died:||Dec 31, 1991|
|Genres:||Avant-garde jazz, free jazz, experimental, swing|
|Instruments:||Baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, bass guitar|
|Associated acts:||Sun Ra, Mongo Santamaría, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, Babatunde Olatunji, NRBQ|
About Laurdine Patrick
Baritone and alto saxophonist who also played bass and who collaborated with Sun Ra for more than forty years.
Laurdine Patrick Before Fame
He was born in East Moline, Illinois and moved to New York where he met Sun Ra.
Achievement of Laurdine Patrick
Laurdine Patrick Family Life
He married Emily Wintersmith in 1955 and they had two children before their marriage dissolved due to conflicts arising from a child he had out of wedlock. He remarried in 1965 to Edna Jean Ballinger.
Associations of Laurdine Patrick
His son Deval Patrick became the Governor of Massachusetts.
Information related to Laurdine Patrick
- Sun Ra Arkestra members
- American jazz baritone saxophonists