VAX in Red Hook for "The VAX of July" photo by Michael Yu
Patrick Breiner is a saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, and educator in Pittsburgh, PA. He is widelysoughtafter as a unique and energetic instrumentalist and improvisor.
Patrick operates SuldeRecordsand leads several projects including Vartan Mamigonian (solo saxophone) and Double Double (free jazz quartet featuring 2 bassists). Other collaborations include: Battle Trance (New Amsterdam / NNA Tapes), VAX (self-released collaborative new/improvised musical performance trio), Bing & Ruth (RVNG Intl. and 4AD, 2006-2015), and Ballett im Revier in Gelsenkirchen, Germany with VAX (2016) and with Sons Of Daughters (2012).
In addition to his musical undertakings Patrick is a sometimes theater performer and maker of visual art.
Interdisciplinary collaborations include: - Daniel Glenn's Woody vs. Mia vs. Gwyneth vs. Coldplay (as the character Coldplay Atlanta Fringe Festival 2015, Cincinnati Fringe Festival 2016) - Rowan Magee's puppetry work No.1 Chinese (Labapalooza at St. Ann's Warehouse 2016, Dixon Place 2017) - Berlin Electric (immersive theatrical music experience at Armory on Park 2016, Downtown Association 2017) - Jam Session with Ballett im Revier in Gelsenkirchen, Germany (Sons of Daughters 2012, VAX 2016) - Residue with Becky Radway Dance Projects (2017) - Lemon movie soundtrack (2017)