Mike Zito Blues
He may be one of the most lauded artists in the contemporary blues arena today, and rightfully so, but for Mike Zito, the thing that counts the most is maintaining his honesty, authenticity and integrity. Those are the qualities that have steered Zitos career since the beginning and continue to define every effort hes offered since.
That point became convincingly clear with his last record, 2018s First Class Life, a collection of songs that detailed his journey from addiction to sobriety and the subsequent success he achieved through his award-winning body of work. A multiple award winner and nominee, Zito has built his career on an ability to tap into tradition while maintaining contemporary credence all at the same time.
From 2010 to 2014, Zito played an integral role in the super group of sorts, Royal Southern Brotherhood. The group released two albums and a DVD, Songs from the Road - Live in Germany, winner of the years Blues Music Award for Best DVD. He also made his mark behind the boards by producing albums for Samantha Fish, Albert Castiglia, Ally Venable, Jeremiah Johnson, Jimmy Carpenter, and many others.
Meanwhile, the accolades keep coming. His album Make Blues Not War debuted on the Billboard Blues Album Chart at number one and garnered him recognition as the 2018 Rock Blues Artist of the Year at the Blues Music Awards. Last years First Class Life followed suit, also entering the charts at number one.
Alternate Root magazine insisted that The First Class Life Mike Zito has titled his upcoming album can be heard in the sweet sound of Blue Soul rising like heat waves from his guitar and his vocal.
American Blues Scene said Mike Zitos return to the blues is, in a word, triumphant!
No Depression declared, Once again, Zito has delivered the goods, a first class package with no postage due.
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