'Prick of the Litter' features lounge-style originals by a career blues and rock musician with a casual elegance and a sense of humor.
"They call Elvis the King; but the sure-enough King was Johnny 'Guitar' Watson." - Etta James
There are genres in which an artist must rely less on production wizardry, and more on natural-born talent, and dedication to craft.
This is, quite possibly, Zito's most energetic album to date.
The blues to me is summed up in Snake Farm. I can’t describe it. You just have to listen to it, and hopefully feel something.
Throughout the album, James showcases his versatility with smooth slide guitar, finger picking, biting leads, and grungy power chords. All are executed with the finesse and style that gives him such a great sound.
Before the debut of 'No Glass Shoes,' the talented young Houston native won the East Texas Awards Female Guitarist of the Year in 2015.
"I feel this thing, music - you know? I don't care what nobody think. Once I get up here, that's it. I let it all out."