Jazz & Roots Happy Hour: Heath Alan Band
Every Friday evening, the Des Moines Social Club hosts the Jazz & Roots Happy Hour in The Basement.
About the Artist
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 led his own band for the past five years and is an active sideman and studio musician.
The Basement // Doors 5PM, Show 5:30pm // $7 // all ages