Patrick Yandall

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Patrick Yandall (born Patrick Norman Yandall on September 5, 1959 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina)[1] is a smooth jazz guitarist.

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.[2]

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.


Title Year Label
"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
"Samoa Soul" 2006 Zangi
"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
"Ethos" 2016 Zangi Records
"A Journey Home" 2017 Zangi Records

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External links[edit]

Official website