Leon Patillo

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Leon Patillo is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1979 Leon Patillo Dance Children Dance Songwriter, Producer, Drums, Bass Guitar, Keyboards, Horn & String Arrangements, Lead Vocals
1979 Various Artists Hosanna Performer
1982 JoySong The Secret of Love Songwriter
1983 Leon Patillo Live Experience Producer, Songwriter, Arrangements, Oberhiem, Drums, Bass, Piano, Rhodes, Vocals
1984 The Goads Contagious Songwriter
1985 Mylon LeFevre & Broken Heart Sheep In Wolves Clothing Synthesizers, Organ
1989 Philip Bailey Family Affair Vocals

Leon Patillo


Leon Patillo's (born January 1, 1947) first musical endeavor was with the group Creation, later called Leon's Creation. Formed in the late 1960s, Creation was a funk group similar in style and composition to Sly & the Family Stone; they were signed to Atlantic Records. Aside from Creation, Patillo worked at times with Funkadelic and Martha & the Vandellas. In 1973, Patillo joined Santana, appearing on the albums Borboletta and Festival. He remained with Santana until 1981, launching a solo career on Word Records. He released a string of successful albums on the CCM market in the 1980s, and had his own television show on TBN called Leon and Friends.

Patillo founded his own record label, Positive Pop, in the 1990s, and his most recent releases have been on this imprint. In 1995, Patillo was featured in the Warren Chaney docudrama, America: A Call to Greatness.

For years, Patillo pastored the Rock House Church on the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach, California but since retired the ministry in late 2009 in favor for traveling and leading seminars across the country.

Leon Patillo. (2013, August 28). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 14:38, October 5, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Leon_Patillo&oldid=570569037

Where are they Now: 

Leon Patillo travels with the Get Motivated Seminars where he performs on stage with such personalities like Zig Ziglar, Mayor Giuliani, Laura Bush, Colin Powell and other notable speakers. 

Leon is also available for booking at churches or special functions that may need a speaker or singer. He has a message called You Can Begin Again which helps many people to have a new starting point for their lives.

Created by: siremidor on 26-July-2010 - Last Edited by siremidor on 01-June-2019

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