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I‘ve been playing guitar since 1966, working on my own guitars because there was no one to do it in the Missouri River country north of Kansas City. My first amp was a Blackface Fender Vibro Champ. Within a year I had moved up to a Fender Showman 12, which I still own…The Showman would travel with me from coast to coast over the next 20 years…”
Daniel Heitz, Started playing the guitar at the age of 9 years old. He took to playing the blues, and quickly started studying the 3 kings, BB, Albert and Freddie. He has opened up and played with the likes of THE DOBBIE BROTHERS, BOBBY LEE RODGERS, THE OUTLAWS, International Blues Challenge Winners Debbie Davies, JP Soars and the Red Hot’s, Mike Dugan, Damon Fowler, Selwyn Birchwood, Shaun Rounds, Ernie Lancaster, Gary Moffat with 38 Special, International Blues Challenge Winner Marc Breitfelder and Georg Schroeter and other National and local Blues acts.
This is roots Blues in it’s entirety. Miller is an encyclopedia of the music, and it’s because he, unlike a vast amount of cat’s his age, has spent time playing it with masters. Miller came up in Central and South Florida, where he worked in his Aunt and Uncle’s music store, and pawn shop. ” That’s where I first got the bug, and bought my first guitar.”
Tommy Z is a contemporary blues artist and radio host from Buffalo, NY who has been described as a “blues treasure” by legendary 97 Rock/WBFO DJ Jim Santella, and “one of WNY’s best kept secrets” by Sarah French, Blues Matters Magazine. He is a guitar-driven electric blues-based stylist onstage, but in the studio Tommy composes a variety of music. So while experienced and studied in traditional blues, jazz and rock styles,