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FLOW
Exercise book for the improvisational handling of metrically pulsating time.

In 6 chapters, FLOW offers practical exercises for the study of metric time management, the development of a metric flow and its various design options:
PULSE – MEASURE – FORM – VACANCY – SYMMETRY – CONNECTIONS

The book is published by Chili Notes Verlag.
Release date: March 2021

Pata RoomsNew, experimental spaces for the eyes and ears:
PATA ROOMS
Trilogy … The Changing of Tradition …

Pata Collages WorkshopNew project for the surprising whole:
PATA COLLAGES WORKSHOP
Jetzt … Pott-Cast … NAH-rung … Der Rhythmus der Dinge … Summen & noch etwas … Die Kurve …

Pata MelodiesNew series:
PATA, MELODY & PAINTING
Recent Patamelodies with paintings by Ingrid Noemi Stein
The lover … Amber Times … Farewell, my love … Headbanging … Homeland Trilogy … Mr. Ping & Mrs. Pong … My bizarre, touch the wind

Pata WorkbooksNew release:
In 3 volumes with a total of 325 exercises, the PATA WORKBOOK offers a thorough way to master comprehensive interval connections and the development of a superior saxophone technique over the entire tone range of the instrument

More information and info videos

MelosMELOS
The practical book for the study of contemporary melodies and the development of improvisational skills.

The book contains 57 compositions in 12 chapters, thus offering a wide variety of contemporary melodies: from the simple beauty of a familiar tonality to clear lines which reach beyond conventional tonality and create something new. The compositions included in MELOS can be found on the author’s varied CD recordings.
Each of the compositions is augmented by a variety of practical exercises.

117 pages, spiral bound
Further information, demo pages

CD Pata Messengers The latest CD release:
PATA MESSENGERS
“We Are” Pata 24

Vibrant melodies open spaces for a thrilling contemporary music.
Further information, demo clips and mail order at the Pata CD-Shop.

Norbert Stein – tenor saxophone, composition; Philip Zoubek – piano; Joscha Oetz – double bass; Etienne Nillesen – prepared snare drum + cymbal