Can coldfusion autosuggest work on a substring within a string

I have a coldfusion autosuggest set up in my form on an artist name which works ok. Currently it lists all names that start with the first letters a user has typed in i.e. Typing in "Geo" lists George Catlin. What I'd like to have happen is search on either last name, first name or perhaps if the string is contained in what the user has typed in so if a user types in Catlin it will list George Catlin.



My code is below:
 
<cfinput type="text" name="ObjectNumber" autosuggest="cfc:collections.ObjectNumberLookup({cfautosuggestvalue})" size="20" maxlength="20" typeahead="yes"></p>
 
 
<cfargument name="Search" type="any" required="no" default="">
    	<!--- Define Variable --->
        <cfset var data = "">
        <cfquery NAME="data" datasource="education">
            SELECT artist_name FROM studentPodcasts WHERE (artist_name LIKE '#Arguments.Search#%')
        </cfquery>
 
		<cfreturn ValueList(data.artist_name)>
 
</cffunction>

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cbeverlyAsked:
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Jones911Commented:
Swap your query to this:

<cfquery NAME="data" datasource="education">
            SELECT   artist_name
            FROM      studentPodcasts
            WHERE   ( artist_name LIKE '%#Arguments.Search#%' )
</cfquery>
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cbeverlyAuthor Commented:
I tried that but unfortunately it didn't work.
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erikTsomikSystem Architect, CF programmer Commented:
well try this
(artist_name LIKE '#Arguments.Search#%' or artist_lastname LIKE '#Arguments.Search#%')
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Jones911Commented:
That will work I can't see how I wont.
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