He was raised in Bay City, Michigan, and is a 1977 graduate of T.L. Handy High School in Bay City. He ttended Central Michigan University. His song "Mr. Fattburger" appeared in the film Fruitvale Station. His song "Who's the Bossa" from his album Samoa Soul appeared in the film War, Inc. starring John Cusack and Marissa Tomei. Yandall's music has appeared on television and news broadcasts. The single "Tower of Soul" from his album "The Window" spent five weeks at No. 1 on the Smooth Jazz Now chart and reached No. 1 on the Live 365 smooth jazz radio chart monitored by Radio Wave.
His album From the Ashes (Apria, 2004) featured Randy Brecker, Will Lee, and Joel Rosenblatt. He has been featured in Jazziz, Smooth & Soul, and Smooth Jazz News. His album Eyes of Mars (2005) was No. 6 for the year on JazzLynx and was featured in Jazz Times magazine as one of the top albums of the season. Yandall is a session musician in San Diego, Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey. His work has appeared on The Weather Channel's Local on the 8s segments.
|"That Feels Nice!"||1992/1994||Indie/EPD|
|"A Lasting Embrace"||1997||Brainchild|
|"Of Two Cities"||2000||Zangi|
|"Back to the Groove"||2001||Zangi|
|"From the Ashes"||2003||Apria Records|
|"Eyes of Mars"||2005||Apria|
|"New York Blues"||2007||Zangi|
|"Laws of Groovity"||2008||Zangi|
|"A New Day"||2009||Zangi|
|"Going For One"||2009||Zangi|
|"Christmas San Diego Style"||2010||Zangi|
|"The Window"||2011||Innervision Records|
|"One Hour Blues"||2011||Zangi Records|
|"Acoustic Dreamscape"||2012||Zangi Records|
|"Soul Grind"||2013||Innervision Records|
|"Blonde Telepathy"||2014||Zangi Records|
|"My Christmas Prayer"||2014||Zangi Records|
|"A Journey Home"||2017||Zangi Records|
| align="left" | "10 South Riverside" | 2018
- "Yandall, Patrick (Norman)" Archived 2011-05-31 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Rock (2010-01-30) Patrick Yandall Releases First Rock Instrumental CD Going For One". Top40-Charts.Com.