Jazz Articles about Rusty Zinn
by Ed Kopp
Rusty Zinn is a talented 29-year-old blues guitarist from San Francisco with a retro sound that combines West Coast and Chicago blues styles. Zinn's music jumps as much as it rocks, and the guitarist also tries his hand at gospel and doo-wop on Confessin', his second release for Black Top.
Much like fellow Golden Stater Rick Holmstrom, Zinn favors the subdued amplification of a '50s-style guitar. And like Holmstrom, Zinn understands that raw blues is the best blues; his production ...read more