Patrick Lehman is a Yamaha recording artist, songwriter and producer from Montreal. He released his last album “Butchy’s Son” in 2016 across Canada with Pheromone/Universal. The album received critical acclaim and was nominated for a Juno award in 2016 for ‘Best Soul/R&B Recording of the Year’ category alongside the Weeknd and Alesia Cara. He was a featured performer at Junofest that year and performed his smash single “Games” live on Canada AM during Canadian Music Week in Toronto.
The first single “Games” from the album received rave reviews from Exclaim magazine, CBC Music, Stingray Music and CTV. The single reached the top 40 charts in Quebec on Hot AC radio. The follow up single “My Life Story” also saw a long life on FM radio in Quebec.
Trained in classical voice at Vanier college in Montreal and integrative jazz studies at Concordia University, he was asked, while still at school, to perform at the Montreal International Jazz Festival's 2006 Big Event, a Paul Simon Tribute, featuring Daniel Lanois, Sam Roberts, Colin James, Elvis Costello,and Holly Cole. The show, attended by 150,000 people in the streets of Montreal, was subsequently broadcast on Bravo, ArTV andCBC television.
The single “Come Together” off of Lehman’s third full-length album, “The Electric Soul Kitchen Vol. 2” was in the national top 40 rock radio charts in 2013 (HotAC/BDS/Nielsen).
Along with producing his own albums and writing his own music, Patrick placed in the top 5 of the Canadian Radiostar songwriting competition (Virgin radio Montreal), won the International FestiBlues 2010-2011 'Rising Star' award and produced music for fashion designer Elizabeth Kosich for her New York City fashion week 2012 runway show. He has also written and produced for artists abroad in Japan and Europe. Writing two original songs for Quebec artist Melissa Bedard (Star Academie) for her holiday album in 2017, the album quickly went to #1 on iTunes across the province.
In 2013, Patrick embarked on his first European tour, performing in Stuttgart, Germany, Amstersdam, Netherlands and London, England. He returned in the summer of 2014 to the Netherlands to perform once again at the Zwarte Cross Festival, Songbird Festival and the Bix Jazz Club, as well as live radio interviews and performances on Radio 1 and Radio 6 national radio in Netherlands.
He was featured in International Musician magazine, Urban Expressions and Jazzism magazine in the Netherlands. European glossy magazine 'Linda' called him a "Top 5 to download" artist alongside Raul Midon and David Bowie, and CBC Music has named him“Canada’s best kept soul secret”.
Patrick Lehman won the first prize in the 2015 Unsigned Only song writing competition (Adult Contemporary category). The panel of judges included The Killers, Kelly Price, Sinead O’Connor and Aimee Mann.
Patrick is currently working on new music. His latest singles "Heartbreaker" and “At Christmas Time" are available now on all digital platforms.