As a classically trained pianist and teacher, he's Kevin Gift. But under the pseudonym Wendel Patrick, he puts elements of hip-hop, jazz, electronic music and more in a blender. The sophisticated, challenging results paint Patrick as an artist hard to pin down and impossible to ignore.
Wendel Patrick performs 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m. Saturday at the Windup Space
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Wesley Case is a features reporter for the Baltimore Sun and b. Since October 2008, he's covered Baltimore's burgeoning music and arts scene, including b cover stories on Dan Deacon, Beach House and Rome Cee. Between March and August 2011, he launched and wrote a pop music blog for b called Louder Now. He now handles the Midnight Sun nightlife blog.