“John DePatie’s guitar work is exquisite. His perfect solos and background work show his ability to perfectly capture an emotion and run with it” – JazzReview
Guitarist John DePatie has toured with famous artists like Nancy Sinatra and Leif Garrett, as well as working with legendary pianist Don Randi of Wrecking Crew fame since 2009. In 1999 he joined San Diego jam band Cathouse Thursday, with whom he’s recorded 5 albums. Other releases include his own EP, Psychedelic Cowboy; his collaboration of duets with Don Randi, Acoustimania; and their recently released (Oct. 2017) Good Jazzy Vibrations, a tribute to Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson. He plays on Nancy Sinatra’s cover of the U2 hit Two Shots of Happy, One Shot of Sad alongside Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen, and co-wrote Billboard hit Not Into You with Kim Cameron.
He completed his first solo tour in October 2017, playing shows on the East Coast of the US as well as Norway. He’s currently working on first full-length solo CD to be released on Topless Records in 2018.