Josh Lattanzi

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Josh Lattanzi
Josh Lattanzi backstage at the Azkena Rock Festival in 2013.jpg
Background information
Born (1971-10-27) October 27, 1971 (age 45)
New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Genres Rock, folk rock, indie rock, alternative rock, blues
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar, bass guitar, piano, vocals
Years active 1998–present
Labels The End
Associated acts Norah Jones, Ben Kweller, The Lemonheads, Albert Hammond Jr., Juliana Hatfield, The Candles, Ivy, Howie Day, Tinted Windows

Josh Lattanzi is an American musician best known for his collaborations with Norah Jones, Ben Kweller, The Lemonheads, Albert Hammond Jr., and The Candles.

Early life[edit]

Lattanzi graduated from Berklee College of Music in 1994.

Musical career[edit]

Early Collaborations[edit]

Lattanzi recorded and toured with Juliana Hatfield[1] 1998–2002. He recorded background vocals on James Taylor's 2003 release, October Road. He joined Ivy (band) as their touring guitar player during tours from 2002–2004.

2001–2005: Ben Kweller[edit]

After Radish (band) broke up, Lattanzi joined Ben Kweller's band on bass. He collaborated with Kweller on the Sha Sha (2002) and On My Way (2004) albums.

2003–Present: The Lemonheads[edit]

While on tour with Juliana Hatfield, Lattanzi met Evan Dando of The Lemonheads and toured in support of his solo album: Baby I'm Bored. Years later, Lattanzi would go on to support the band, playing bass on the 2006 release: The Lemonheads. Lattanzi has performed off and on with the band since 2005.[2][3][4][5][6]

2005–2008: Albert Hammond, Jr.[edit]

Lattanzi recorded on Albert Hammond Jr.'s 2006 and 2008 solo records, Yours to Keep and Como Te Llama, and toured extensively with Hammond's band.[7][8][9]

2008–Present: The Candles[edit]

Lattanzi formed The Candles in 2008.[10][11][12] The band has been described as a fusion of 70s rock and 90s alternative music.[13][14][15] Lattanzi's debut album, Between the Sounds, received critical acclaim in Rolling Stone,[16] Spin, and NME magazines, and the band has performed with Norah Jones and Jon Fishman, among others. The band supported Fountains of Wayne and The Lemonheads on tour in 2010 and has since appeared at such notable festivals as South by Southwest.[17][18]

2009: Tinted Windows[edit]

Lattanzi joined Tinted Windows (band) as their touring guitar player in 2009.[19][20][21]

2012–Present: Norah Jones[edit]

Lattanzi performed with Norah Jones in support of her 2012 release Little Broken Hearts.[22] He plays electric and upright bass, guitar, lap steel guitar, and piano in the band.

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Exile Deo Credits". All Music.com. May 18, 2004. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lemonheads Revived For Album, Fall Tour". Billboard. May 18, 2005. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  3. ^ Rodman, Sarah (October 15, 2011). "After Shaky Start, A Smooth Finish for Lemonheads". Boston.com. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Lemonheads to Take 'It's a Shame About Ray' Round the UK". NME. July 20, 2011. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  5. ^ Rhodes, Paul (April 23, 2012). "Review: The Lemonheads". The Press. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Review: The Lemonheads Album Credits". September 26, 2006. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  7. ^ Nicolson, Barry (October 6, 2006). "Albert Hammond Jr.: Yours to Keep". NME. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  8. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (July 2008). "Albert Hammond Jr.". SPIN. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  9. ^ Robinson, Martin (July 3, 2008). "Albert Hammond Jr.: Como Te Llama". NME. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  10. ^ VanDervoort, Oliver (March 15, 2010). "Candles Interview: SXSW 2010". Spinner. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ Mayagoitia, Aaron (April 13, 2010). "Candles Interview: SXSW 2010". 411 Mania. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ Chattman, John (March 19, 2010). "Candles Interview: Cheap Pop". Cheap Pop. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  13. ^ Fernandes, Nerieda (May 1, 2010). "Review: The Candles, Between the Sounds". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  14. ^ Leeuwis, Jermy (April 13, 2010). "Candles to Release Between the Sounds". Music Remedy. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  15. ^ Nicolson, Barry (June 10, 2010). "Album Review: The Candles, Between the Sounds". NME. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  16. ^ Hermes, Will (August 2, 2010). "Rolling Stones Album Review: The Candles". Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  17. ^ DM (March 19, 2010). "Best Out of the Shadows Set: The Candles at SXSW". SPIN. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  18. ^ Tan, Emily (May 2, 2010). "New Jersey Shows Love for Fountains of Wayne". Hoboken Patch. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 
  19. ^ Brog, Doug (March 21, 2009). "Liveliest Supergroup: Tinted Windows". SPIN. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  20. ^ Goodman, William (February 18, 2009). "Pumpkins, Hanson, Cheap Trick Members Form Band". SPIN. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  21. ^ Jenkins, Mark (August 6, 2009). "Tinted Windows: Live Last Night". Washington Post. Retrieved January 28, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Norah Jones Band". NJ. January 1, 2012. Retrieved January 28, 2013.