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Pat Coil

Pat Coil
Adjunct Professor, jazz piano

Born in Jefferson City, Missouri, Pat Coil is an extremely accomplished pianist/synthesist, composer, producer, arranger, programmer, as well as a highly respected studio musician. If you watch television, listen to the radio, or go to the movies, you have heard Coil and some form of his music.

Coil has toured Japan, South America, Europe and the U.S. with such artists as Michael McDonald, Carmen McCrae, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Woody Herman and many others. Coil has recorded with many artists including Natalie Cole, Trisha Yearwood, Ernie Watts, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Travis Tritt, Peter Cetera, Scott Henderson and Michael McDonald. His talent spans the musical spectrum of pop, jazz, R&B, gospel, country……

Living now in Nashville with his wife and children, Coil continues his successful career composing, recording, performing, producing and arranging. He has composed, produced and performed on hundreds of underscores heard on a variety of media all over the world.

Coil has recorded four solo jazz albums of his own, the third one being a collaboration with Lyle Mays. His latest album "True North"; is now available at


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