About Kevin Patton
Kevin Patton is a composer, instructor, and saxophonist from Charleston, South Carolina. Over the past decade, he has performed in various venues such as churches, concert halls, and restaurants. He graduated from College of Charleston in 2014 with a degree in Music Performance. Under the instruction of Robert Lewis and many other great professors, he gained a wealth of knowledge concerning the saxophone and music in general.
Early on in high school, Kevin was first tenor sax in South Carolina’s All-State Jazz Band. Since then, he has also performed in many festivals such as Piccolo Spoleto, Savannah Black Heritage Festival, and the Atlanta Heritage Music Festival, where he received the Maestro Award. Kevin currently teaches music, including saxophone lessons, at Allegro Charter School of Music. He teaches private lessons at Charleston Jazz Academy as well.
In addition to performing and teaching, Kevin also released an album in the fall of 2015. This album, entitled Full Authority, dives into his two main musical influences: gospel and jazz. He likes to merge the two genres into a melting pot of new sounds that the world has never heard before. His goal for the future is to continue to improve, while following the plan that God has for his life.