Bouncing around like a pinball in the music business, Patrick Maier has steadily carved out a living playing and teaching music to put food on the table while pursuing the calamitous path of an enduring artist. Absorbing influences far and wide, Patrick Maier rides the mighty currents of American music, navigating his way to a singular vision of expressiveness. From the directness of country to the percolation of funk, his songs conjure up the heroes of days past with an eye to the future in this madcap century.