Heath Alan (Pattschull) is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Des Moines, Iowa. Heath was nurtured and mentored by some of Iowa's greatest talents including Patrick Hazell, Joe Price, Denny Garcia, Rush Cleveland, Roger Miller, Bob Dorr and Jonathan Schwabe. Heath was awarded the prestigious Liberace Music Grant (Yes - That Liberace) and inducted into the Yamaha Musicians Hall of Fame before he was 18 years of age. Heath studied music at UNLV and The University of Northern Iowa with Frank Gagliardi (Louis Armstrong), Felix Vesculia and composer Jonathan Schwabe. Heath has been an active musician in the midwest for the past 20 years. Heath was inducted into the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his decade long run with Bob Dorr and The Blue Band. Heath has lead his own band for the past ten years and is an active sideman and studio musician.
Heath has opened for many legendary acts such as BB King, The Doobie Brothers, Robert Cray and many more.
Heath has represented Iowa four times in Memphis at The International Blues Challenge.
Heath regularly performs and records as a sideman with many of Iowa's most popular bands, including Farmer Tan Funk Band, Damon Dotson Band, The Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame All Stars(Cloud Ten), Paul Wright and The Sofa Kings, Rock Island Rollers, James Biehn Band, Pianopalooza, Sires, Bonnie Finkin and NOLA Jazz Band.
Piano - Justin Appel
Guitar - Jason Christiansen, Don Boyle, Jeff Banks, Shane Johnson and Seth Jameson
Bass - Jon Locker, Todd Mason, Jorgen Jorgensen and Justin Appel
Pedal Steel - Roger Miller
Vocals - Bluebird Page, Rhonda Mickelsen,
Drums/Percussion - Jim Parker, Sam Mogerman, Jom Van Gelder and John Kazilarmut
Trumpet - Douglas Huey and Erik Brown
Saxophone - Marian Marturello
Heath enjoys working with top shelf musicians. Various band configurations can be provided to accommodate any style of music needed, from Pop, Soul, Rock and Roll to Jazz and good old days music.
Buddy Guy's (Chicago)
Holiday Bowl Halftime (San Diego)
Carnegie Hall (New York)
BB King's (Memphis)
Arena Football Superbowl (National Anthem)
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Kansas City Jazz Festival
Bix Beiderbeck Jazz Fest
Iowa State Fair
Stubbs (Austin, TX)