Posts Tagged ‘Mike Zito’

How Technology Is Changing The Music Business

We live in a world consumed by technology. Gone are the days of big CD collections and streaming platforms like Spotify and Pandora are king, but how are these changes in technology affecting musicians today? Blues Rock Review spoke with touring musicians all over the United States to find out.

Mike Zito and Friends: Rock ‘n’ Roll: A Tribute to Chuck Berry Review

Chuck Berry, the artist, was a genius. We owe just about everything great about rock and roll to Berry (and his pianist/collaborator, Johnnie Johnson). Singer/guitarist Mike Zito pays tribute to the artist on Rock ‘n’ Roll – A Tribute to Chuck Berry.

Mike Zito releases “Johnny B Goode” video

Mike Zito has released a music video for “Johnny B Goode” featuring Walter Trout. The track is featured on Zito’s upcoming album, Rock ‘N’ Roll: A Tribute To Chuck Berry, available November 1. “The video’s a throwback to early MTV kind of vibe. Getting to make this video with my hero, Walter Trout, is pretty […]

Mike Zito Interview

On November 1, Mike Zito will release Rock ‘N’ Roll: A Tribute To Chuck Berry. The album features 20 tracks and several guests including Joe Bonamassa, Walter Trout, Eric Gales, and more. Blues Rock Review caught up with Zito to discuss the album, his new label Gulf Coast Records, and more.

Gulf Coast Records holds inaugural festival

Golf Coast Records held its first ever festival at Knuckleheads in Kansas City on Saturday. The festival featured several acts from the label including Mike Zito, Billy Price, Diana Rein, Tony Campanella, Odds Lane, and Jimmy Carpenter. The show started at 8:30 PM and went past midnight closing with a group jam.

Mike Zito announces “A Tribute To Chuck Berry”

Mike Zito is readying the release of a special album featuring 20 amazing guitarists which will drop on November 1st via Ruf Records. To get the party started, KSHE in Zito’s hometown of St. Louis, MO has premiered “Maybelline”, featuring fellow St. Louis native, and Guns n Roses guitarist, Richard Fortus.

Katarina Pejak to release new album produced by Mike Zito

It takes a brave artist to blaze their own trail. From her birth-city of Belgrade to the Marz Studios in Texas where she recorded her dazzling new album, Katarina Pejak has walked countless roads and stuck a thousand pins in the map. Now, with Roads That Cross, this award-winning performer unveils a fresh set of songs […]

Mike Zito: First Class Life Review

Mike Zito said in relation to his new album: “I had this idea of ‘stepping up’. I want the world to know I can play this music with conviction and style.” He obviously can, as he just won Rock Blues Artist of the Year at the Blues Foundation Awards. First Class Life sees strong vocalist/guitarist […]

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