Fans of both Patches and Grammy Award winning bassist and producer Marcus Miller have long wondered when the two would team up on a project. With the arrival of BLOW, the wait is over — all tracks were produced and arranged by Miller. This album showcases Patches astounding trumpet playing, and boasts guest artists LeDon Bishop, MC Lyte, Kenny Garrett, DJ Quik and Will Downing. “Blow” includes new recordings of Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed” and Herbie Hancock’s “Tell Me a Bedtime Story.”



  1. Gumbo (intro)
  2. Blow
  3. I Know What You Like (Funki-Jazzi)
  4. Overjoyed
  5. We Be Gettin’ Down
  6. Don’t You Know Will Downing, Guest Vocalist
  7. Road Song
  8. Cruisin’ MC Lyte, Guest Vocalist
  9. Congo Square
  10. Tell Me A Bedtime Story
  11. No More
  12. Gumbo (Outro)


Patches Stewart – Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Vocals

Steve Baxter – Trombone

Poogie Bell – Drums

LeDon Bishop – Vocals

Donald Blackman – Vocals

Dean Brown – Guitar

Roger Byam – Sax (Tenor)

Carl Cyrius – Vocals, Engineer

DJ Quik – Beats

Will Downing – Vocals, Guest Appearance

Kenny Garrett – Sax (Alto)

Diane Gordon – Vocals, Background Vocals

MC Lyte – Vocals, Guest Appearance

Marcus Miller – Organ, Guitar (Acoustic), Clarinet, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Scratching, Clarinet (Bass), Drums, Guitar (Bass), Keyboards, Piano (Electric), Sax (Soprano), Sax (Tenor), Vocals, Vocals (bckgr), Choir, Chorus, Clavinet, Moog Synthesizer, Producer, Engineer, Vibraphone, Executive Producer, Fender Rhodes, Bass (Upright)

Tonni Smith – Vocals

James M. Walker – Flute


Marcus Miller, David Isaac(Co-Producer)

Executive Producers

Marcus Miller, Harold Goode and Harry Martin


Carl Cyrius, Takamasa Honda, David Isaac


Steve Hall


Kumiko Higo


Jack Frisch