Johnzo West is an Indiana-born, California based singer-songwriter and guitarist. West is also a member of Eric Burdon & The Animals and Fortress Social Club.
As a solo artist West has released two full length albums, an EP and numerous singles. Most recently West released the song "Fires and Floods", a tribute to those affected by the tragic wildfires in California.
As a globally touring musician West has shared the stage with a diverse group of artists such as Taj Mahal, Father John Misty, Dr. John, Leon Bridges, Bob Weir, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Dickie Betts, Eagles of Death Metal, Robert Cray, Jimmy Cliff and Jackie Greene.
West has also collaborated with Miley Cyrus contributing a cover of Bob Dylan's "You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" to Amnesty International’s compilation record, Chimes of Freedom: A Tribute To Bob Dylan.
“West's voice reminds me of a slightly more polished version of Phosphorescent, think Tom Petty riffs with Eric Clapton level solos."
- No Country For New Nashville
"The EP’s first single, ‘It Ain’t Right’, is a gorgeously meditative tune with a warm Laurel Canyon vibe.”
- NUVO Indy’s Alternative Voice
“Just like the music on his latest EP, The Cause and the Cure, the Johnzo West live show highlights true musicianship.”
- LA Music Blog
“A shiny new roots band...reminds me of I See Hawks In LA and no less than Elvis Costello.”
- My Old Kentucky Blog