Batie is an exceptional and gifted instrumentalist, who has come to take music, as we know it, to a new level.
Born in St. Augustine, Florida, Batie started playing the saxophone at the age of six. Because his father served in the US Army, the family moved often. While on tour, music became one of the few constants in his life. By the time he graduated high school in Heidelberg, Germany, Batie could play several instruments. .
Batie honorably served
in the US Air Force after high school. He gained serious performance
experience appearing at fundraisers, political functions and military