A self-taught keyboardist, Wayne Patrik’s understanding and knowledge of the brevity and simplicity of music influenced and propelled him to expand his creative base to become a: musician, producer, and singer/songwriter/composer. For over a decade, Wayne Patrik, known as “Mr. Pianoman”, has been performing professionally across New York, Connecticut, and the Tri-State area. He is the Music Director and lead keyboardist for the fresh, hip, and soulful band “Notorious”. Notorious was the house band for Black Entertainment Television’s (B.E.T.) top-rated show, “106 & Park” – which boasted a potential audience of 77.3 million viewers. They have opened up for some of the industry’s most talented and legendary artists including: The Spinners, Ashford & Simpson, Charlie Wilson, Sister Sledge and hip-hop artist Rich Boy. Moreover, “Notorious” has opened for several leading gospel artists such as, Myron Butler, Kurt Carr, William McDowell, and Deon Kipping. In October 2012, He was the keyboardist for the stage play, “Tell Hell I Ain’t Comin’ ”, which toured throughout the Northeast of the U.S. In January of 2013, he became the musical director for Christopher Williams. Beginning in 2018, Wayne Patrik began managing a host of new upcoming artists, became the musical director for several bands, and has released his Indie/Pop single “Small Wonder. ” Wayne performs throughout CT and elsewhere both in bands and as a solo artist. There’s a LOT on the horizon for The Wayne Patrick!