LZ Love & Lightning Red
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LZ Love & Lightning Red
LZ LOVE & LIGHTNING RED

Together they’ve toured the world with appearances at the Rapperswil & Zofingen Festivals near Zurich, as well as concerts in Switzerland, Croatia and Germany. Chosen to close the 2010 Rapperswil Blues n Jazz Festival, they performed to a crowd of nearly 10,000, and their BLUES FAMILY release led to a 2012 tour of Europe.

As so many great American singers have, LZ began singing gospel in a southern church…at age five. Having sung and toured with a long list of icons including Mary Wells, Joan Armatrading, Billy Preston (the 5th Beatle), Parliament Funkadelic, Luther Vandross and Stephen Marley, her credentials are impressive.

A favorite of Tommy Castro and Michael Fronti, her voice appears on their releases, as does theirs on hers. LZ Love's solo career began in 1995 when her song Lift Me Up reached number two on the European dance charts, and she continues to release soulful, vibrant albums to critical acclaim.

As a 3 year old, the legendary Chicago area bluesman Lightning Red would sit directly in front of the saxophone sections of Count Basie, Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington et al, and after being mentored by Luther Allison and soaking up the sounds of Chicago greats, it was in Austin, Texas where his patented TEXICAGO sound emerged after rubbing elbows with names like Willie Nelson, Omar Dykes, Marsha Ball, WC Clark, Kim Wilson, Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Having begun his European adventures touring Denmark, Red’s latest releases and concerts are getting rave reviews internationally, while LZ LOVE & LIGHTNING RED continue to attract accolades, airplay and new fans.


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  • Members:
    LZ Love, Lightnin' Red, Tom Diewack, Nerea Rudic, Kreso Oremus
  • Sounds Like:
    LZ Love and Lightning Red
  • Influences:
    BB King, Elvis Presley, Jr Wells, Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Eric Clapton, George Clinton, SRV, James Brown, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Staple Sisters, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson, Luther Allison, Johnny Winter, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Stevie Wo
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    01/03/13
  • Profile Last Updated:
    12/04/13 14:58:57

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