|Origin||San Diego, California, US|
|Genres||Contemporary jazz, fusion, funk, jazz-funk|
|Members||Kevin Koch (drums)
Mark Hunter (bass)
Tommy Aros (percussion)
Evan Marks (guitar)
Allan Phillips (keyboard)
|Past members||Carl Evans, Jr. (keyboards, vocals)
Steve Laury (guitar)
Hollis Gentry III (saxophones, flute)
Fattburger is a jazz group, best categorized in the jazz-funk, contemporary jazz, or jazz fusion subgenres. The band was formed by saxophonist Hollis Gentry, keyboardist Carl Evans Jr., bassist Mark Hunter, drummer Kevin Koch, and guitarist Steve Laury in San Diego during the early 1980s. Tommy Aros soon joined as a percussionist.
After their first album, Hollis Gentry left the band to launch his solo career (but came back as a part-time member in the 1990s) and after the release of Come & Get It, Steve Laury also left to embark on a solo career. As a result, their next album, "On A Roll," was the first recording of Fattburger as a four-piece band (although Kiko Cibrian and Mark Shapiro (Evan Marks pseudonym) appeared as studio guitarists). Evan Marks joined the band as a permanent member in 1995. After their latest album, Work to Do (2004), Hollis Gentry died on 5 September 2006  and Carl Evans Jr. died on 10 April 2008.
Fattburger's most commercially successful CDs were Sizzlin' and T.G.I.F.attburger!, although the best representations of their contemporary jazz-funk style may have been five earlier albums: On a Roll, Good News, Living in Paradise, Come and Get It, and Time Will Tell.
|One of a Kind||1986||Golden Boy Jazz||3 stars at AllMusic|
|Good News||1987||Intima||3 stars at AllMusic|
|Living in Paradise||1988||Intima||2½ stars at AllMusic|
|Time Will Tell||1989||Intima||3 stars at AllMusic|
|Come and Get It||1990||Capitol||3 stars at AllMusic|
|The Best of Fattburger||1992||Blue Note||4 stars at AllMusic|
|On a Roll||1993||Sin-Drome||3 stars at AllMusic|
|Livin' Large||1995||Shanachie||4 stars at AllMusic|
|All Natural Ingredients||1996||Shanachie||4 stars at AllMusic|
|Sugar||1998||Shanachie||3 stars at AllMusic|
|Fattburger.com||2000||Shanachie||4 stars at AllMusic|
|T.G.I.F.attburger!||2001||Shanachie||4 stars at AllMusic, reached #38 on Billboard Jazz Albums chart June 9, 2001|
|Sizzlin'||2003||Shanachie||2½ stars at AllMusic, reached #25 on Billboard Jazz Albums chart April 26, 2003|
|Work to Do!||2004||Shanachie||3½ stars at AllMusic|
|Almost an Angel||1990||Come and Get It||written by Steve Laury|
|Anything's Possible||1995||Livin' Large||written by Kevin Koch & Evan Marks|
|Daydreaming||1988||Living in Paradise||written by Steve Laury & Ron Satterfield|
|Eva||1987||Good News||written by Steve Laury|
|Good News||1987||Good News||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr. & Ricky Lawson|
|Imagine That||1988||Living in Paradise||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|Imagine This||1993||On a Roll||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|In the Street||1993||On a Roll||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|Just Got Lucky||1993||On a Roll||written by Mark Shapiro|
|Monica||1989||Time Will Tell||written by Steve Laury|
|Night After Night||1990||Come and Get It||written by Mark Hunter|
|One More Time||1988||Living in Paradise||written by Steve Laury & Ron Satterfield|
|Seduction||1993||On a Roll||written by Marcel East & Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|Show Me the Honey||1998||Sugar||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|Sizzlin'||2003||Sizzlin'||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|South Coast Samba||1993||On a Roll||written by Mark Hunter & Mitch Manker|
|Spice||1998||Sugar||written by Chuck Loeb|
|The Doctor||1987||Good News||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|The Mark of Zorro||1987||Good News||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
|The Whole Truth||1987||Good News||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.; Mark Hunter; and Steve Bruce Laury|
|Tronco's Party Time||1993||On a Roll||written by Kiko Cibrian|
|Who Put the Meat in My Bed||1989||Time Will Tell||written by Mark Hunter & Steve Laury|
|You've Got Mail!||2000||Fattburger.com||written by Carl S. Evans, Jr.|
- Official site
- Fattburger Music Online, Music Downloads, Music Videos and Lyrics
- Fattburger on Facebook
- Fattburger @ ARTISTdirect.com - Free Fattburger Music Videos
- Scott Yanow (2009). "Fattburger Biography at Answers.com".
- Bart Mendoza (2006). "Hollis Gentry".
- Blanca Gonzalez (2008). "Carl Evans Jr., 53; musician was part of noted jazz band".
- Smooth Jazz Network (2009). "Fattburger Regroups".