National Jazz Guitarist PATRICK YANDALL Award winning jazz guitarist with 18 international releases. Music has been in the top of smooth jazz, jazz, and blues charts! Music has been used in feature film and television. International recording artist/guitarist/producer.
Endorsers: Seymour Duncan Pickups, Elixir Strings, Levys Leather Ltd., Custom Tones Inc., Naked Guitars, Tech 21 NYC, Naked Guitars, Carvin Amps.
Discography: 18 international releases! PBS special on Patrick and his music in 2010!
“That Feels Nice” EPD Records 1994 features Fattburger members Carl Evans Jr., James East, Michael Evans, Marc Pierucci, and more!
“A Lasting Embrace” BrainChild Records 1997 Worldwide airplay. Features Greg Vail-sax, Smitty Smith-bass, Robert Shipley-drums, Brian Kilgore-percussion
“Of Two Cities” Zangi Records 2000 Featured in Jazziz Magazine Features: Jerry Watts Jr.-bass, Greg Vail-sax, John Lewis-drums, Andre Mayeux-keys
“Back to the Groove” Zangi Records 2002 Top seller Amazon.com features Fattburger's Carl Evans Jr.-keys, Hollis Gentry III-sax, James East-bass,
“From the Ashes” on Apria Records 2004 Nominated CD of the Year features Randy Brecker-trumpet, Will Lee-bass, Scott Wilkie-keys, Ada Rovatti-sax and more
“Eyes of Mars” 2005 Apria Records CD of the year Jazz Times features Kevin Flournoy-keys, Nathan Brown-bass, Duncan Moore-drums, Steve Ebner-flugelhorn
“Samoa Soul” Zangi Records 2006. Featured worldwide. CD of the year features Andre Mayeux on keys, Patrick Yandall on multi instruments
“New York Blues” 2007 nominated for blues CD of the year by the SDMA!! Features Patrick on all instruments and vocals
“Laws of Groovity” 2008 top 50 national smooth, top 5 indie, top 5 Music Choice! Features Patrick on all instruments!
“A New Day” 2009 smooth jazz release 2009! receiving worldwide airplay! Top Indie chart! Features Marc Pierucci on keys and Production, Jeff Laakso on sax
"Going for One" 2008 rock instrumentals featuring guitar. Flavors of Satriani, Johnson, Vai, Jeff Beck, et.al..
"Acoustic Dreamscape" 2010 features Patrick on Acoustic Guitar for this R&B relaxed release. Title track hit #1 on Smooth Jazz 360
"One Hour Blues" 2010 rocking blues release with flavors of Stevie Ray Vaughn
"Christmas San Diego Style" upbeat holiday jazz
"The Window" 2011 on Innervision Records. "Tower of Soul" track hit #1 for 5 weeks on Smooth Jazz Now chart!
"Soul Grind" 2013 on Innervision Records. Contains the #1 hit "My Lady" funky jazz with R&B, Blues, and fusion flavors!
"Blonde Telepathy" 2014 Fusion Jazz with shades of Mike Stern's rock jazz approach!
"My Christmas Prayer" 2014 on Zangi Records. Christmas standards with some original holiday compositions.
*Studiowork & sessionwork in Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, New Jersey & San Diego.
*Soundtrack: "Mr. Fattburger" from "A New Day" on the soundtrack for the hit feature film "Fruitvale Station". “Who’s the Bossa” used in feature film “War, Inc.” 2008 Starring: John Cusack, Marissa Tomei, Joan Cusack, Dan Akroyd, & Hillary Duff! By New Crime Productions.
Music used in TV hits such as "New Girl" "Girls" "Raising Hope" and many more channels and shows!
*Music heard and licensed to Weather Channel, Muzak, Time Warner, Smooth jazz Radio, Jazz Radio, Blues-Rock radio, T.V.
*Performances live or in studio with Randy Brecker(Brecker Bros.), Will Lee,
Carl Evans Jr.(Fattburger), Kimo Cornwell of (Hiroshima), Scott Wilkie, Michael Paulo, Hollis Gentry III, Greg Vail, Tommy Emmanuel, Ada Rovatti, et.al..
*Studiowork for “Jam Power” Los Angeles Production company with Capitol Records. Guitar sideman and songwriting credits on various projects.
*Magazine features in JAZZ TIMES, JAZZIZ Magazine, Guitar Player, Smooth & Soul, Smooth Jazz News, San Diego Reader, Smoothjazznow, Cafe Jazz, Jamzfussion, Talking Smooth Jazz, Multiple Jazz & jazz sites.
*My Band: Keys: Kevin Flournoy (Harvey Mason, Kirk Whalum),Bass: Nathan Brown (Scott Wilkie, Coco Montoya),
Drums: Tony Lee (Greg Phillingaines, Matt Marshak)