Global Music Award Winner for his new CD "Resolution Blues - An Acoustic Blues Journey" and Emerging Artist! www.globalmusicawards.com
CHAZ DEPAOLO is a New York State Blues Hall of Famer who has toured Europe, the U.S. and Canada, sharing stages with Buddy Miles, Jose Feliciano, Bernard Purdy, Harvey Brooks, Michael Packer, David Maxwell, Blue Lou Marini and a host of other highly acclaimed artists. He fronted the rhythm section of the legendary British blues band The Groundhogs as well as performing guitar duties for Leon Hendrix. Yes, Jimi's brother!He has been featured on national television in America on "Fox and Friends" and interviewed multiple times on the prestigious BBC in England.
Chaz has also been highlighted in many notable guitar publications including Blues Matters magazine in the UK (2012) and Gitarzysta magazine in Poland (2010).
His credits include being featured on compilations together with distinguished artists like Charlie Musselwhite, Little Milton, Kim Wilson, Rory Block and Maria Muldaur. These outstanding collections include "Quintessence" (1999), Galway Boys FM's "Inundations", "New York Jazz and Blues Society Compilation Volume 1" (2002) and "Fins, Chrome and the Open Road: A Tribute to the Cadillac" (2005).
Chaz's recorded works have received glowing praise from reviewers using accolades like "groundbreaking", "a brilliant guitarist" and "A Bluesman of the highest order!". You can listen to and purchase his CDs, videos and downloads on the MUSIC and STORE pages of this website.