Pat Mallinger Quartet returns to Saint Paul, Minnesota to perform KJ’s Hideaway
Pat Mallinger was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota and began playing the saxophone at 11 years of age. He received his Jazz Studies degree from North Texas State University on a “One O’clock Lab Band” Scholarship.
He lived and performed in Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, and Japan, before establishing Chicago as his home in 1990. He is a co-leader of Sabertooth, which has been the mainstay band at the Green Mill Lounge each Saturday night from 1992 to 2018.
Pat has performed with Joe Williams, Nancy Wilson, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Harry Connick, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Rosemary Clooney, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Diane Schuur, Kevin Mahogany, Patti Austin, Manhattan Transfer, Gerald Wilson, Muhal Richard Abrams, Lalo Schifrin, Cab Calloway, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Reunion Band, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Eddie Higgins, Junior Mance, Jodie Christian, Cedar Walton, Dave Brubeck, Marcus Roberts, Randy Weston, Weldon Irving, Henry Butler, Renee Rosness, Regina Carter, Jack McDuff, Joey DeFrancesco, Joe Lovano, Frank Foster, Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, David Sanchez, Eric Alexander, Victor Goines, Billy Harper, Jimmy Heath, Johnny Griffin, James Moody, Lee Konitz, Phil Woods, Paquito D’Rivera, Donald Harrison, Nick Brignola, Franz Jackson, Von Freeman, Roscoe Mitchell, Buddy Defranco, Red Hollaway, Ira Sullivan, Alvin Batiste, Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Steve Turre, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Watrous, Clark Terry, Randy Brecker, Tom Harrell, Doc Severinsen, Roy Hargrove, Nicholas Payton, Lester Bowie,.Jon Faddis, Lou Soloff, Terell Stafford, Jim Rotondi, Etienne Charles, Marcus Belgrave, Stanton Moore, Butch Miles, Lonnie Brooks, Big Time Sarah, Melvin Seals, Alfonso Ponticelli, Vince Welnick, Umphrey’s McGee, and Dark Star Orchestra. Pat has toured with the Charles Earland Band, Artie Shaw Orchestra, and Woody Herman Orchestra.