Patrick Martin is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and Northern Kentucky University. Patrick was the bassist and a primary songwriter for the rock/country band Oval Opus (later Scarlet Kings). He moved to Nashville in 2007 and shortly after became a staff songwriter at Studio 33 Music Group. Currently he continues to write independently. Patrick also does session work at Greg Perkin's "All Mixed Up Studios" and performs live with The Simmons Brothers and Stella Parton. Also, not officially defunct, Oval Opus still performs events like The Rock Boat X this past January.