Ricky Z. | Guitarist, Composer and Producer

Ricky Z, Guitarist, Composer and Producer steps out as an artist in his own right with his debut Contemporary Blues Album “The Long and Dusty Road”, featuring Bill Champlin, Lisa Kekaula (the BellRays), Walfredo Reyes Jr., Ed Roth, and Bill Lanham. He paints a landscape that encompasses the depth and scope of both traditional and modern blues with a twist of Funk & Rock ‘n Roll and a hint of Cajun. Pure and solely Ricky Z.

After a rich career that has spanned from Live Shows and Touring to Recording, T.V. and Movie work, Ricky Z has worked with a myriad of stellar artists including:

 Josh Groban, Steven Tyler, Jessica Simpson, Lauryn Hill,  Steve Lukather, The Sweet, Vesta Williams, Don Grusin, Beto Cuevas, Orianthi, Gloria Estefan, and Michael Bublé.

“It been a fantastic musical journey and I’ve been fortune to work and collaborate with some of the most talented musicians in the industry,” Ricky Z shares. And with influences such as Freddie King, John Lee Hooker, to Eric Clapton and Rory Gallagher “The Long and Dusty Road” is culminating in a record that both emits Ricky’s roots and the feeling of yesterday with the sound of tomorrow.