Jazz Duo Peter Sprague and Leonard PattonMarch 16, 2017
“The Pleasure of Your Company” music series welcomes back the exciting jazz duo of guitarist Peter Sprague and Leonard Patton on vocals and percussion.
Peter Sprague studied classical and jazz guitar in Boston. He has recorded four albums with Charles McPherson and later established a long-standing performing and recording relationship with Chick Corea and has also performed and recorded with Dianne Reeves, Sergio Mendes, Hubert Laws, Billy Childs, and David Benoit. In addition to a prolific recording career, Peter has taught at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood and the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles and has published several books of his own works and teaching and of his transcriptions of Chick Corea’s piano compositions.
Leonard Patton was born to sing. As a college student, Leonard discovered his musical niche for jazz. He has also studied at the prestigious Berklee School of Music in Boston, where he further developed his musical abilities and fed his passion for jazz. Leonard’s rich, smoky voice, unique style and sensational scattin’ soon gained him entrance into San Diego’s jazz scene where he has performed and recorded with a number of notable artists.