News / Dates

Current concert dates:

  • Saturday, September 11th, LILA MAYA, Wiesbaden, Kooperative New Jazz Wiesbaden / art.ist,  Marleen im Lili, Bahnhofsplatz 3, 8:00 p.m.

Speak Like A ChildA new episode of the Stadtgarten podcast “Speak Like A Child“: The music journalist Michael Rüsenberg in conversation with Norbert Stein.
(In German)

Pata RoomsThe series of projects for Collective Composing:
PATA ROOMS
On the electromagnetic nature of the body … Can you hear me? … April in Cologne … The Robinson Experience … Lila Maya … Black Shirt from Sicily … In Transition … Emanation of a Love Bird … The Changing of Tradition … Trilogy

Pata CollagesThe workshop about Coincidence and The surprising whole:
WORKSHOP – PATA COLLAGES
Das Mobile … Die Anweisungen … Wunschkonzert … Die Namen … Die Partitur … Zeichen … Die Quadratur des Kreises … Scherenschnitte … Das Hörspiel … Die Kurve … Summen & noch etwas Anderes … Der Rhythmus der Dinge … NAH-rung … Pott-Cast … Jetzt

New 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

New release:
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

92 pages, spiral bound
Further information, demo pages

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