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Zephaniah is a Brooklyn based singer and songwriter. Driven by a love of the early american songbook, is an emerging artist continuing the Country & Western tradition. Zephaniah sings and performs his own compositions with The 18 Wheelers, and Honeyfingers.  He is also seen around town singing and performing with The Saddle Tramps, and an early Hawaiian music tribute group that performs under the name Zeph & Jonny.

He has had the good fortune to have collaborated on songwriting with New York City luminaries including Jim Campilongo, Jonny Lam, and Roy Williams. 

December 5, 2016 

Happy holidays! Artwork is being finished up for the album! I should have an official release date very soon! I have two shows left for the year. A really special one this month at Union Pool December 13th with The Brother Brothers, Stash! Band, and The 18 Wheelers! 

And one last show on December 28, at Rockwood Music Hall stage 1! Hope to see you there! 

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November 1, 2016

Hello everyone, great news! The album is being mastered this month. Then it is on to the production stage. I've been fortunate to land a sweet PR campaign, where folks who truly believe in the album will be working hard to get it heard. Once the album is manufactured Sony Red will be handling the distribution end as well as the digital side of it. I will be sending out updates via Kickstarter as well to get the physical product in the hands of all the wonderful people who helped make this album a reality. Thank you all for your support and your patience with me. Check the Live section for continual updates on where and when I'll be performing in the coming months! 

 

October 5, 2016

Hey friends, check out the Live section of the site. I'll be performing some new material with a few different lineups over the course of the fall & winter. I'm excited to share some new songs with you, and play some older tunes of mine from a different perspective. 

The album is on it's way to be mastered, and I'm lining up good PR and distribution for the record. Stay tuned for more updates, and thank you all for your patience in the process of getting this album to see the light of day. I appreciate your support, and hope to see you at one of my upcoming performances. 

 

August 11th, 2016

Hey all, hope you are enjoying your summer. Check out the live section of the website. I've added some live dates locally in NYC. I'm making my first trip down to Nashville, TN to play at The 5 Spot with a full band and Belcourts Taps as an acoustic duo with my good friend John Shannon. Should be a good time!

 

June 12, 2016

Hey friends, I've been working  hard to get the album some support for it's release. I will keep you all posted on that. I'm making a few live appearances this summer, solo as well as with The 18 Wheelers. Pleased to be on an upcoming show opening for Sam Outlaw at Mercury Lounge ! And later on in the summer with The National Reserve Check out the calendar for details on all upcoming dates. 

 

May 5th, 2016

We have finished mixing 11 songs down to tape for the album 'This Highway'! It is really sounding great, and I can't wait for you to hear it. Thank you to all who supported us through Kickstarter, my endless gratitude to you all. I had the good fortune of having one of my favorite singer/songwriters, Dori Freeman in the studio with me. We recorded a duet of an old Sinatra classic. For the session, the legendary Dan Reiser sat in on drums and percussion, and piano genius Danny Fox on piano. It really was a wonderful addition to the album! 

Next we move on closer to the final stages of getting the album mastered and prepared for pressing. Stay tuned for more news and developments! I have also added some exciting live dates for the summer! Check it out in the 'Live' section. More to be announced soon as well!

 

January 23, 2016

The Kickstarter has been launched! Check it out to see the progress being made on our album, and how you can be a part of the process and help! I am really thankful and proud to be making such a great record with all of these world-class musicians! Click HERE

                             Photo courtesy of Ray Foley @ Grain-Pictures

 

January 12, 2016

Hey friends! Next week I launch a Kickstarter campaign to support my debut record I'm currently recording with The 18 Wheelers

If you would like to stay up to date on our upcoming shows, the Kickstarter Campaign, and other fun stuff sign up for the newsletter here

One final note, we will be on the latest episode of "Honky Tonk Radio Girl on WFMU 91.1 FM Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 LISTEN HERE

January 3, 2016

Hey friends, I have been busy recording my debut full length album THIS HIGHWAY with The 18 Wheelers. We have been laying down the live tracks with the full band over at the world class Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, NY.

So far it is sounding top notch, and I am really pleased to have a full album of original material. The band has been making these tunes sound better than I could have imagined! 

We return in the coming months to do some overdubs, and mixing. Luca Benedetti is producing the album along with Jim Campilongo Co-producing. I'm really lucky to be working with Luca to make this the best record possible. A special thanks to all the wonderful people playing on this album

Jim Campilongo - Electric Guitar

Jon Graboff - Pedal Steel

Roy Williams - Piano

Scott Colberg - Electric bass / Upright

Nick Anderson - Drums

John Shannon - acoustic guitars

Alex Hargreaves - Fiddle

"Sleepy" Mike Barnett - Fiddle

Veronica Davila - Vocals 

In the mean time, come see us perform live this month

JANUARY 19 @ ROCKWOOD 1 9PM

http://www.rockwoodmusichall.com