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, Australia, 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 has also played on hundreds of commercials, televisions shows and film scores, and composes for several library and TV/Film companies, including music for Entertainment Tonight, Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray and Inside edition.
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 an Associate Professor of Jazz Studies at the University Of North Texas (UNT). He also currently teaches at the Nashville Jazz Workshop.
Pat has recorded several solo albums including his newest release “Music For Humans & Other Species”. These are available at patcoil.com and most music media sites. He has a new release coming out this year on Burton Ave. Music featuring his trio with Danny Gottlieb on drums, and Jacob Jezioro on bass.