Since 1998, Jeb Patton has toured throughout the United States and abroad as the pianist with the Heath Brothers and the Jimmy Heath Quartet. He has performed with Etta Jones, George Coleman, Charles McPherson, Winard Harper, Rodney Green, Antonio Hart, the Dizzy Gillespie All Stars, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Roberta Gambarini, Peter and Will Anderson, as well as with other top artists.
Jeb’s latest two CDs, Tenthish and Shades and Tones, were released in 2018 and 2016 respectively on the Cellar Live label. Jeb’s is also a published author, educator and professor at Queens College and City College.
Piano Instruction: Jeb's Publications
Introduction to Jazz Piano: A Deep Dive
Starts from the beginning and helps you develop all the skills necessary to become a functional jazz pianist. For the dedicated student, this book will be your “Bible”!
It covers a wide range of subjects: the blues, comping skills, chord voicings from basic to more intriguing ones, strategies for building solid solos, and much more.
An Approah to Comping: Vol. 1 The Essentials
This new book focuses on how to play (or “comp”) behind a jazz soloist. It is a step-by-step guide to basic comping rhythms, voicings, and progressions — as played by the masters!
An Approach to Comping: Vol. 2 Advanced Concepts and Techniques
Advanced Concepts and Techniques explores the comping styles of modern jazz pianists. It is a step-by-step guide to comping rhythms, voicings, and progressions - as played by the masters.