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Patrick Yandall / Bio

Award winning National Recording contemporary and smooth jazz artist/guitarist, Patrick Yandall. 2013 CD "Soul Grind" nominated for Jazz album of the year and made it in top 50 world chart on SmoothJazz.com! Top 30 Groove Jazz world chart! The hit single "My Lady" is top 5 on the indie chart! Top 30 BILLBOARD! Newest CD "Blonde Telepathy" is a jazz fusion release! Music heard worldwide! PBS Special on him and his music in 2011. Playing guitar and studying music since he was 8 years old. He began playing nightclubs in Michigan when he was just 13 years old! Patrick has a long list of achievements. Here are just a few. Just recently PBS did a special on Patrick and his music! See Youtube for excerpts. His music is featured in the new feature film "Fruitvale Station". This movie won awards at Sundance and is now on worlwide release! A headliner for Midland Dow concert series with Ramsey Lewis in 2012! Headliner at The State Theatre, Humphreys, Anthology, Lake Las Vegas Jazz, KIFM Jazz Fest, and more! Music receiving airplay worldwide on smooth jazz stations such as Music Choice! Featured in magazines such as Guitar Player, Smooth Jazz News, Jazziz, Jazz Times, et.al.! Patrick is producing more music for Film, TV, and Radio along with musical beds for commercials. A track of his was "Who's the Bossa", is featured in the film "War, Inc." starring John Cusack and Marissa Tomei. TV shows such as "Shameless" on Showtime, "Raising Hope", "Girls", "New Girl", The Weather Channel, Outdoor Channel, Sports Specials, and NBC News also feature Patricks music! Featured on the smooth jazz channel at Music Choice for many years! National recording artist/guitarist/producer helped him be nominated Jazz Artist of the year by Lifeswork Entertainment! In 2011, the release "The Window" on Innervision Records was featured worldwide! Chart-topping single off that, "Tower of Soul" reached #1 for 5 weeks on smoothjazznow chart and #1 on Radio Wave monitor for Live 365 smooth jazz! Top 30 for main Groove Jazz And featured CD on smoothjazz.com! With 12 smooth jazz and contemporary jazz CD's, 2 blues/rock releases, and 1 hard rock guitar instrumental, he has CD's dating back to 1994. Music available at iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, and more has been distributed and heard worldwide!. Also available, Patricks 2009 smooth jazz release, "A New Day" with the #1 smooth jazz hit "I Am There"on radio wave monitor smooth jazz chart! (top 50 for 2009 Groove Jazz Chart!) Worldwide airplay and top 10 on Groove Jazz chart! He is endorsed by huge music companies like Seymour Duncan Pickups, Elixir Strings, Custom Tones, Carvin, Epiphone, Levy's Leathers, and more. A prolific composer and a world class musician. There are no limits to what this talented musician can do. by Jazzbro

General Info

Band Members
Guitar/Patrick Yandall, Nathan Brown/Bass, Tony Lee/Drums, Kevin Flournoy/Keys
Artist Name
Patrick Yandall
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/patrickyandall
Active Since
10/08
Genres
Jazz / Smooth Jazz / Blues

Contact Info

Location
San Diego, CA
Manager
Patrick Yandall Music, Groove de jour Ent.

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