Meet The Band part 1.

By |September 6th, 2014|

Looking forward to throwin’ down some Rockin’ Blues next Sun.(Sept. 14) at Cafe Cordiale with the lads. I’m so lucky to have the support of such gifted and wonderful musician friends. So here’s a quick meet the band installment. Today I present to you, the talented bass master Paul Ill. Paul is a L.A. mainstay […]

Summertime, Summertime!

By |August 5th, 2014|

Hope Summer’s going well for everyone! Thanx to all the folk who came out to The Arcadia Blues Club. It was great to see all the smiling faces! Work on the next CD continues as Teresa James came in to sing on a duet today; what a joy and talent! Back on the road next […]

Happy Spring!

By |April 1st, 2014|

Happy Springtime everyone! A new season’s upon us and with it, come wishes for the best for everyone! We’ve got new tunes and new dates so…Looking forward to seeing you soon! Keep the Blues alive and kicking’ y’all!


By |November 12th, 2013|

Thanx for everyone who made it out to Mambo’s in Glendale! We had a great time and was fun seeing all those familiar faces (and some new ones as well)! Lookin’ forward to turning’ it up at Malarkey’s in Long Beach this Sunday with Paul Ill and Jimmy Paxson. Hope to see you there! Keep […]

The Long and Dusty Road on WORT 89.9 FM

By |August 30th, 2013|

Sure hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend! For all my friends in the Midwest, be sure to tune in to Sal Serio’s “The Rattlesnake Shake” on WORT 89.9 FM (Madison WI) tonite from 8:00 to 11:00 (CDT) to hear “The Long and Dusty Road” on his special radio presentation celebrating Tommy Bolin. […]

Blues blogger Al Factorman writes…

By |June 15th, 2013|

I’ve seen Ricky Z several times at jams and liked his guitar playing a lot, so last night I caught him with his own band at Cafe Cordiale in Sherman Oaks. Ricky sounded great and with the help of Michael Leasure-drums (Walter Trout, Edgar Winter) and Paul Ill-bass (Pink, Alicia Keys), well, they just killed to a […]

More fun in Canada

By |March 2nd, 2013|

Here’s another great shout out to the folks in Northern Michigan and Saskatchewan. Had a great time meeting new friends, seeing familiar faces and “turning it up” with you all! Can’t wait to do it again! Thanx for the great support!

My new album has arrived!

By |April 6th, 2012|

It’s been a long time coming, the new album “The Long and Dusty Road” is finally here! I co-produced it with Kenji Nakai and there are stellar guest appearances by Bill Champlin and Lisa Kekaula. Musicians credits: Ed Roth on wurlitzer, B3 organ, Walfredo Reyes Jr. on drums and Bill Lanham on bass guitar.