Kim Paterson. Trumpet, Flugel, Valve trombone,Drums,Percussion. played Jazz since the 60's in New Zealand, Australia,U.S.A. Hong Kong, Singapore, India.
Always had an interest in Ethnic/African/Indian/Latin Music as well as Jazz. Studied Jazz Trumpet in the U.S with John Cappola in the 80's
Did many tours of Australia and the East before returning to New Zealand to have a family. since returning been featured on many Jazz albums.
Worked and toured with such artists as Mike Nock, Mark Levine, Bobby Shew, Ritchie Cole, Frank Gibson, Mark De Clive Lowe, Miguel Fuentes, Brian Smith, Bernie McGann.Toured Australia with Billy Harper Quintet.
Two Albums under own name "Impending Journey" 1997 and "The Duende" 2012.
Interested in the synthesis of Ethnic music with modern 20/21st Century music, and with the balancing of the Heart and Mind in the expression of musc.