Bio

Drew Yowell Bio - Singer/Songwriter/Producer

 

DREW YOWELL

EMMY Nominated composer / American Idol Songwriter Finalist / singer/songwriter/producer

Drew Yowell is a producer, songwriter and artist who has worked with legends like Phoebe Snow, David LasleyDesmond Child, David Benoit, Dae Bennett, and Herb Alpert, and he has played guitar for Sophie B. Hawkins and Kristin Hoffmann, among many others.

Drew was recently nominated for his original composition on an MTV pro social promo campaign and continues to compose and produce music for MTV, VH1, LOGO, and Centric, as wel as other companies through his partnernership with EarShock. Drew was also a top 20 Finalist in the 2007 American Idol Songwriter Contest for the song titled "Secrets and Lies" co-written with fellow artist Byron Zanos. (Drew produced 2 albums for Zanos). Drew also co-wrote 2 songs with the late Phoebe Snow including the title track to her final release “Natural Wonder".  The song also appears on Phoebe's  2008 "Live" release. Phoebe Snow described the songs that she and Drew wrote as "Two of the most beautiful songs I've ever written with anyone”.

As a producer, Drew works his magic in a modest but highly effective home studio, then finishes up at the legendary Grammy winning BENNETT STUDIOS.  Drew has raised the bar for independent productions working with Byron Zanos; "Somewhere in the Middle" (2005) and "Still in a Fight" (2007) and John Taglieri's "Wide Awake and Dreaming" (2007)

As a solo artist - Drew has brought people to their feet with his emotional performances from NY to Nashville - Summer of 2008 Drew was booked for a series of shows at Jones Beach Amphitheater playing the WaMu festival stage before headliners such as James Taylor, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, Chicago, Peter Frampton, Journey and Rod Stewart, among many others.

As a songwriter - Drew continues to hone his craft with both solo material and songs co-written with fellow songwriter such as Ari Hest, May Cheung, Billy Sideman, among others.. Drew Yowell has a unique ability to capture different styles, utilizing his wealth of experience and vast talents. 

Scores by Drew Yowell:

TV: original music score - MTV/MTV2 promo: "Black History Month" 2012

TV: original music score - MTV Promo: "Human Trafficking" 2010/2011

TV: original music score - MTV promo: "A Thin Line" 2010

TV: original music score - BET documentary "SOS" 2007

TV: original music score -Spike TV documentary "Boston PD," 2006

T.V. original music score - MTV promos (various) 2006

Film: "The Promised Land" 2002

for more info on Drew's TV work: www.ear-shock.com

Drew's original song "My Wounded City" was used on a 24 hour loop for 9/11 memorial in 2002 on both MTV and was also featured on Fox 5 News.

ALBUMS DREW HAS PRODUCED:

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ALBUMS DREW PLAYED GUITAR ON: 

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ALBUMS DREW HAS CO-WRITTEN SONGS ON:

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SOLO ALBUMS:

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