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SIMON PATTERSON

Simon Patterson has worked in all areas of Contemporary Music Television, Recording, Clinics, Touring, Teaching, Festivals and Musicals. From backing artists such as B.B King, Bonnie Raitt and Joe Cocker, over nine years in the House Band on’Hey Hey It’s Saturday’, to supporting Guitarists Robben Ford and Michael Landau. Other Credits include Television shows ‘Australia’s Got Talent’, ‘The Logies’, ‘Carols By Candle Light’ and ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and touring with Daryl Braithwaite and The Bushwackers. Festivals include; Byron Bay Blues and Woodford and he has taught at Victorian College of the Arts, Box Hill TAFE, Victoria University and released a solo CD and two CD’s of original material with the trio Project 3. He has been a Marshall, Yamaha, Fender and Takamine Endorse. Simon has been a long-serving contributor to Australian Musician magazine and currently teaches at the Australian Institute of Music in Melbourne.