Pat is an accomplished pianist, composer, producer, arranger, teacher, and highly respected studio musician. His credits span the musical spectrum of jazz, R&B, pop, country and gospel.
Touring Europe, Japan, South America, Canada and the United States with exceptional artists; Pat is privileged to tour with Michael McDonald, and has previously toured with Carmen McCrae, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Woody Herman, Larry Carlton and Olivia Newton John.
Partial recording credits include: Natalie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Carmen McRae, Trisha Yearwood, Ernie Watts, Michael McDonald, George Strait, Peter Cetera, Scott Henderson & Tribal Tech, Barry Manilow, Michael Feinstein, Kenny Rogers, Travis Tritt, Woody Herman..etc..etc. Pat also plays on hundreds of commercials, televisions shows and film scores.
Living now in Nashville, Tennessee; when not touring and working on others’ projects, Pat continues to compose and produce original music, underscores and musical projects which are heard worldwide in a variety of media. Additionally, Pat taught jazz piano, improvisation and combos at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), and most recently served as Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at the renowned University Of North Texas (UNT).
Pat is the founder of the newly formed Nashville Jazz Piano Guild, and is currently working on his 7th solo album. His most recent solo projects ‘True North’ and ‘Birdhouse’ are available at patcoil.com and cdBaby.com.