Neil Patton is a pianist/keyboardist, singer, songwriter, performer, arranger and producer working in the Eugene/Springfield area of Oregon. His sound ranges from the piano stylings of Elton John, Keith Green and David Lanz to the melodic rock of Journey to the art rock sounds of Kansas, Steve Morse, Alan Parsons and Genesis. His latest collection of solo piano pieces, entitled Between Shadow and Light, was released in October of 2015. His previous solo piano collection, Hammer & Wire, received critical success and was nominated for Whisperings Album of the Year, 2012, and SoloPiano.com Contemporary/Modern Album of the Year, 2012. His first solo piano collection, Impromptu was released in 2007, and his debut rock collection, Horizon was released in 1998. His co-written duet with David Nevue (Clockwork) was released in 2015 on David's album, Winding Down, and his piano piece, Water of Life was featured on the critically acclaimed collection, Whisperings - Vol. 1.
Neil has worked as a producer and arranger for local artists, as well as helping young musicians find their voice as composers and songwriters. He is an in-demand piano instructor, both privately and through New Hope Christian College. He also serves part time as Pastor of Worship Arts at Emerald Bible Fellowship in Eugene. For more information regarding Neil’s other musical services (teaching, arranging, music for events, etc.) please visit www.pattonmusic.com. （网摘）