Drew Yowell Bio - Singer/Songwriter/Producer
Drew Yowell singer/songwriter/producer
Drew Yowell is a producer, songwriter and artist who has worked with legends like Phoebe Snow, David Lasley, Desmond Child, David Benoit, Dae Bennett, and Herb Alpert, and he has played guitar for Sophie B. Hawkins and Kristin Hoffmann, among many others.
Most recently, Drew has collaborated with Ari Hest on 2 songs for his upcoming album. Drew was 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 also co-wrote 2 songs with Phoebe Snow including the title track to her 2003 release “Natural Wonder". The song also appears on Phoebe's 2008 "Live" release. Phoebe Snow describes 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 - Most recently, Drew has been honing his craft with both solo material and songs co-written with sister, Gina. Having collaborated for many years, their songs reflect their musical maturity, as well as their ability to capture different styles, utilizing their 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
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.
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