Based outside Gothenburg, Sweden. Patrick Rydman is a full-time artist, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer with a wealth of experience across a multitude of musical genres.
Besides touring the world, releasing several albums, and singing everything from rock, soul and pop to folk, jazz and 'chansons', he has also written two commissioned stage musicals. The most recent for the Malmö Opera – Sweden’s leading stage for new musical theatre. Patrick's other notable clients include Paradox Interactive, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra (GSO), SR (Swedish Radio Corporation) and the Gothenburg City Theatre.
Patrick has a Master of Fine Arts in Music from the University of Gothenburg and has been nominated for a Swedish Grammy (Grammis) with the avant-garde vocal ensemble "Amanda". He's also one of the first musicians in Sweden to have joined the Music Alliance (musikalliansen.org), a Swedish government support organisation, as well as a two time recipient of the Swedish PRO STIM's scholarship.
His most recent album release is with his indie folk project 'Sawdust & Rust', which received rave reviews in the European press.