Andy 'Maz' Mazzilli
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Andy Mazzilli is a young virtuoso guitarist with the highest reputation among his peers, and a prolific songwriter who combines an array of sophisticated rhythms with lyrics of keen observations and a fresh, impassioned sensibility.  Mazzilli is also a charismatic showman on stage with a burgeoning talent that keeps him in high demand.

Growing up in the San Fransico Bay Area, he began his musical career playing rock-n-roll and classical music, and quickly established a reputation of being dazzlingy gifted, with seemingly unlimited powers of invention.  One of his first perfoming bands featured Eric Kretz on drums, who went on to fame and fortune with the Stone Temple Pilots.

     He left California to attend the Berklee School Of Music in Boston for a year, then came to New York City at the age of seventeen.  Word passed quickly about the new phenom in town, and soon Andrew was touring with the blues legends Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins, Jimmie Rogers, and Louis Myers, veterens of the Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters, and Little Walker Bands from Chicago.  His versatility also enabled him to play club gigs with musicians such as John Popper of Blues Traveler, the Holmes Brothers, and was the main guitarist for a year with Joan Osborne.

Leaving  New York for San Francisco, Mazzilli returned to dazzle local audiences with his impressive heights of excitement and creation, playing with music greats like Greg Allman and Kim Wilson, and opening for such acts as John Mayall, The Chamber Brothers, John Lee Hooker, and Lonnie Mack.  He makes those moments happen in the clubs when even the waitresses stop.










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