2013 The Ethereal Plane - Dreaming In The Southern Sun
The second release by Patrick Latella & The Ethereal Plane, this album displays a beautiful intersection of composition and improvisation. Written & produced by Patrick Latella, this album features Patrick's melodic guitar playing coupled with soloing which is both creamy and ferocious, accompanied by an all-star band. The individual performances by the members of the band truly create a whole greater than the sum of its parts and flesh out incredible passages through Latella's original writing. Much gratitude to Bill McKay, Christian Teele, Brian Adams, Pete Wall and Christian Mockett.
"The musicianship here is superb...the obvious chops of the musicians shine through across the entire track list and the listeners hear a musical conversation...funky and exploratory." ~ Brian Johnson, Marquee Magazine
2004 The Ethereal Plane EP
The debut album from Patrick Latella & The Ethereal Plane, this 6 song EP features the signature compositional style of Patrick Latella, showcasing the marriage of tight melodic and rhythmic realms with organic jams and soundscapes. Written and produced by Patrick Latella (*Happy The Death Clown written by Dave Openshaw; produced by Patrick Latella).
"A dreamscape of jazz and jam, smart compositions and airy vibrations. What makes the music work is the solid groove backbone that provides the necessary visceral component that fills both the dance floor and your head."
~ Vince Darcangelo, Boulder Weekly
1998 Butterhead - Symphonic Fusion - Live in '98
The debut release by Patrick Latella, this live CD features a 14 piece fusion band and showcases an alchemy of amazing Colorado musicians. The album is shines with tight arrangements surrounded by improvisational groove and jam, with Jamie Janover, Christian Teele, Paul Armstrong, Pete Wall, Eric Schneider, Brian Juan, Dave Solzberg and Vlad Gershevich.
"This music is down and dirty fusion of the highest caliber patiently built right before your ears. Although one can only describe the music's way of drawing the listener in as entrancing, the word does not fully do the music justice. While the enchanting effect may pull the listener in, it's the elaborate interplay of instruments and layering that really gives the sounds of Butterhead its punch." ~ Jeff Smith, The Mountain Ear
"Instrumental grooves and intensely wonderful marathon jams. ~ Boulder Weekly
2013 Whitewater Ramble - Roots & Groove
The second release by Whitewater Ramble and the first with Patrick Latella as a band member. Roots & Groove showcases WWR's growth as songwriters and musicians. Produced by Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth, the album features an array of special guests such as Andy Hall on dobro (Infamous Stringdusters), Andy Thorn on banjo (Leftover Salmon), Grammy Award winner John Macy on pedal steel and Bill McKay on piano. 3 of the songs on Roots & Groove were written and sung by Patrick Latella; Long Dusty Highway, Paradise, and Polaris. The song One Tree Hill (by U2) also features Patrick on lead vocal.
2007 Songs By The Fireplace
Songs By The Fireplace is a compilation album of highlight performances from the Chautauqua Community House Concert Series (produced by Patrick Latella & Brian Caragher). The series ran monthly from January 2006 to March 2007 at the historic Community House at the Boulder Chautauqua. Produced by Patrick Latella, this album captures 14 artists in an intimate and personal setting, with amazing live energy and acoustics.
A very special version of Patrick Latella's composition Memorial Day is featured on the album. Joined by amazing musicians Ed Caner on fiddle and Greg Schochet on mandolin, this rendition captures the haunting melody and stark mood of the piece beautifully.