Donald Patterson was born in Dallas, Texas. Donald is a professional bassist who is skilled in the electric bass and has performed extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan. Donald Patterson has performed in concert with a host of artists including Phillip Bailey, Kirk Whalum, Howard Hewett, Brian McKnight and a host of others. He has also toured throughout the U.S. with Peter White, Marc Antoine, Rick Braun and Kirk Whalum in Guitars, and Saxes. Donald has recorded with such notable artists as Ray Charles, and Kirk Whalum and can be heard on the Grammy nominated CD Motown Comes Home. Donald is currently performing with Peter White. In addition to performing and recording, Donald received his Music degree from Texas Southern University.