John Patitucci Trio

In Analogy Records since:
July 2021

John Patitucci is a renowned jazz bassist and composer who plays both electric and acoustic bass, as well as piano and guitar.
Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1959 to a family of Calabrian origin, he started playing music at a young age and developed a wide range of musical influences, from soul and rock to blues, jazz and classical music. John studied classical bass at college and moved to Los Angeles in 1980 to pursue his professional career, working as studio musician and jazz artist, collaborating with many famous artists in different genres, such as B. B. King, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Sting, Joni Mitchell and Milton Nascimiento. He also played on numerous film scores with various composers.
John Patitucci was a member of three Chick Corea groups in the 1980s and 1990s and released his debut solo album in 1987, winning several polls as the best jazz bassist by Guitar Player and Bass Player magazines in the 1990s and was nominated for a Grammy Award as a member of the Wayne Shorter Quartet in 2005.
He has taught music and composition in many seminars and schools around the world and has been involved with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz and the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead program. John was also featured in the documentary Back in Brooklyn in 2015 and received a Lifetime Achievement award by Bass Player magazine in 2019.


American jazz saxophonist, composer and multi-instrumentalist who has been hailed as one of the most influential and versatile musicians of his generation, Chris Potter was born in Chicago in 1971. He moved to New York City at 18 and quickly established himself as a prodigious talent, playing with legendary trumpeter Red Rodney.
Potter went on to collaborate with some of the most prominent figures in jazz, such as Paul Motian, Dave Holland, John Scofield, Dave Douglas and Steely Dan. He has also led his own groups and recorded over 20 albums as a leader, showcasing his original compositions and improvisational skills.
His music ranges from acoustic to electric, from bebop to funk, from lyrical to avant-garde.
Chris Potter is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including a Grammy nomination and the Jazzpar Prize. He currently leads his Circuits trio and quartet, featuring James Francies, Eric Harland and Linley Marthe.


Brian Blade is an American jazz drummer, composer and singer-songwriter. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1970, where he grew up in a musical family and attended Zion Baptist Church.
Brian began playing the violin at age nine and switched to drums at age thirteen, influenced by his older brother Brady Blade Jr., who was also a drummer. He moved to New Orleans at age eighteen to study at Loyola University, where he met pianist Jon Cowherd, who became his longtime collaborator.
Blade played and studied with many master musicians in New Orleans, such as Ellis Marsalis and Harold Battiste. He became a renowned session musician, working with artists like Joshua Redman, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.
Brian Blade formed The Fellowship Band in 1997 with Jon Cowherd, Chris Thomas, Myron Walden, Melvin Butler and others. The band has released five albums to date, blending jazz, folk, gospel and rock influences. He released his first album as a singer-songwriter, Mama Rosa, in 2009, dedicated to his grandmother and featuring personal songs and stories.
He is widely regarded as one of the most versatile and expressive drummers of his generation.