After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2014 Rebecca Patterson moved to New York City and has become an active member of the the cities rich musical community. She can be heard subbing on the Lion King and Wicked on Broadway or someone around the city with her dynamic big band with co-leader Ron Wilkins that features some of her original compositions and arrangements comprised of some of NYC's finest musicians. Since her move to New York she has had the opportunity to perform with a diverse range of ensembles on Tenor and Bass Trombones and Tuba including performances with: The Count Basie Orchestra, Christian McBride's Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, The Mingus Band, John Colianni Jazz Orchestra, Birdland Latin Jazz Orchestra, Steven Oquendo’s Latin Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O'Farrill's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Livio Almeida's Brazilian Dectet, Chris Potter, Kansas, Marcos Valle, The Ed Palermo Big Band, Metro Chamber Orchestra, Billy Vera Jazz Orchestra, Mariachi Vargas, and San Antonio Wind Symphony.
She recently stepped in the video game music realm as apart of the music in the hit game Red Dead Redemption 2, and as a member of Charlie Rosen's 8-bit Big Band.
Rebecca also teaches at Jazz House Kids (Artistic Director Christian McBride) in Montclair, NJ, maintains a private lesson studio, and makes guest artist appearances with schools and programs around the country. She is an artist for Shires trombones and Giddings mouthpieces.