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.
Guitar - Shane Johnson, Don Boyle, Jeff Banks, Dave Ducharme-Jones, Jason Christiansen, and Jorgen Jorgensen
Piano - Krista Hauglund, Justin Appel and John Mattingly
Bass - Todd Mason, Jon Locker, Jonathan Schwabe, Dave Altimeier and Jorgen Jorgensen
Pedal Steel - Dale Thomas, Al Kabela and Roger Miller
Vocals - Bluebird Page, Rhonda Mickelsen,
Drums/Percussion - Russ Tomlinson, Dante Ware, George McCutchin, Sam Mogerman, Tim Crumley, Jason Kampas, Pete Simonson and John Kazilarmut
Trumpet - Andy Classen, Antonio Garza, Douglas Huey and Erik Brown
Saxophone - Marian Marturello, Dylan Pattschull
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
The Des Moines Jazz Festival
Dana Carvey Band (SNL)
Iowa State Fair
Stubbs (Austin, TX)
Farrell's Ultimate Party
The Iowa Games
The Des Moines Register
Iowa Historical Museum
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 David Zollo, 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, Sires, Bonnie Finkin, Brother Trucker, and NOLA Jazz Band.