Patrick was born into a very musical family in Nelson. He started his musical career by playing piano at a young age.
Patrick shifted to New Plymouth in the 80’s and taught himself to play bass. While there he played in many music clubs; providing backing for a number of recordings and joined a 60’s/70’s Rock & Roll band.
Patrick moved back to Nelson in the early 90’s and started a band with members of his family.
Patrick also played bass for the Sun City Jazz Club Big Band with the added challenge of reading dots.
Shifted to Auckland 2002 and has since played with a number of music clubs and bands including Shades and Ricochez.
Patrick plays both the bass guitar and the Stagg upright electric bass. He is presently mastering playing the 'stick'.