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PJ Zitarosa: Guitarist /Composer / Vocalist / Instructor
PJ Zitarosa is an American guitarist / song writer, music instructor & actor hailing from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, now residing in Los Angeles, California.
He is best known for his work with Danny Vaughn & Tyketto. He recorded 2 studio records with Vaughn and a live record that was recorded at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, UK, and toured and recorded with Vaughn from 1998-2001.
When Vaughn wasn't on the road touring, you could also find PJ performing with some other well known original and cover/tribute acts in the NJ/NYC area. Artist's include: Garden State Radio, New Power Soul, The Bobby Lynch Band, Unchained (Van Halen Tribute), Bobby and the Jets (Elton John Tribute), Down For Low & Brother Love.
In 2008, he joined forces once again with his mates Danny Vaughn & Michael Arbeeny, but this time it was in support of Tyketto. He toured with Tyketto from 2008-2010. Highlights include: Sweden Rock @ Norje, Sweden; Download Festival @ Donington Park, UK and Firefest @ Nottingham, UK.
In 2015, PJ moved to Los Angeles, California to become the Director of Artist Relations for ENGL Amps.
PJ continues to compose music and perform with a few other projects and artist's in the Los Angeles area, from metal, hard rock, country, blues, top 40 pop rock and hip hop. One act in particular is called The Alphabet Astronauts. This project also includes PJ's wife Carla Buffa.
PJ is also a composer and session player for t.v. and film cues.
Instruments PJ plays and owns:
Electric Guitars: American Fender Strat, American Fender 52' Reissue Tele, Gibson Les Paul, Gretsch Electromatic Hollowbody, Charvel EVH, Music Man: JP6, Axis, Luke & Cutlass.
Acoustic Guitars: 6 string- Takamine, Taylor & Martin
Electric Bass: Music Man Stingray, Fender Jazz
World Instruments: GuitarViol Spartan thin tine Acoustic, Mandolin, Dulcimer, Banjo, Bouzouki, Balalaika, Tenor Saxophone & Harmonica.
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