Patterns of Change

Vince Rimbach – Tenor Sax

Marc Decho – Bass

Clayton Connell – Keyboard

Valeriy Nohovora – Drums

Band Bio
Patterns of Change is a new group from Ottawa made up of four well known musicians based in the Ottawa area.  Their repertoire includes original material along with music by some of their favorite musicians like Joe Zawinul , John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk…….arranged with some extra groove and funk. 

Patterns of Change, co-lead by Vince Rimbach and Marc Decho, made their debut performance at Irene’s Pub in April of 2018 before a packed house.

Vince Rimbach - Originally from New Jersey, Vince Rimbach attended Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied composition, arranging and performance. Saxophone teachers have included Bill Evans(saxophone), Steve Grossman, Joe Viola, George Garzone and Jerry Bergonzi.

In addition to leading his own groups Vince has performed with among others The Temptations, Tomson Highway, Paticia Cano, Clark Terry, Bill Watrous, The Artie Shaw Band, Los Gringos, Carol Channing, Sid Ceasar, Jerry Van Dyke, The Cosmos Sax Quartet and has appeared at the Ottawa International Jazz Festival.

In 2001 Vince released his CD “Just One More Thing To Say” which included John Geggie on bass, Mark Ferguson on piano and Charles Gay on drums.

Marc Decho – A bass player who is very popular in Ottawa, Marc keeps very busy with his own projects both solo and larger groups.  He is a longstanding member of the legendary Cuban pianist Miguel De Armas and his latin-jazz quartet, Grammy nominated-Juno winning Cuban pianist Danae Olano, ERU-ERA, Stone Age Man, The Four Heavies, Sun Crescent BBQ Stompers & many more.  Last year he lead his Warp-tet project in tributes to Jaco Pastorius and John Coltrane. Marc has performed at major musical festivals across Canada, Cuba and France.

Clayton Connell – Attended the music program at Carleton University and has studied with Mark Ferguson, Brian Browne, Miguel De Armas and J.P Allain. Clayton is one of the busiest musicians in Ottawa, playing with the Prime Rib Big Band, ERU-ERA and more recently with his group Penaduco at Le Petit Chicago.

Valeriy Nohovora –The newest Ottawa resident having arrived in Ottawa about a year ago. Val has already established himself as a solid and in demand drummer. He has been playing drums since he 13 years old. He studied classical percussion at a university-level academy of music in Odessa, but was working on the side as a jazz drummer and in a symphony. He has had the pleasure of playing with people like Ray Brown Jr., Kevin Mahogany, and Karl Frierson.