Mojo Myles Band

Mojo Myles Band

 Pawling, New York, USA
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Myles Mancuso (19) has been performing live since the the age 10. At the age 13 he grabbed headlines at the Sarasota Blues Festival. He's played at other Major National Festivals such as Mountain Jam Fest on the bill w/ Warren Haynes, Michael Franti and Derek Trucks. In 2010 he opened for Buddy Guy.

Biography

At the age of nine Myles Mancuso was affectionately referred to as "Mojo" in a newspaper article about him.  Now 19 years old, Myles is a nationally recognized prodigy who fronts his own band, singing and playing Guitar and Keyboards. Noted by True Fire as one of the Top 10 Guitar Prodigies in the World, Myles has been performing professionally for audiences since the age of 10.

Myles has performed on some of the top stages in New York City… BB Kings and The Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square, The Cutting Room, Terra Blues, Rockwood Music Hall and others. His band has opened for Major National acts Such as Levon Helm, Buddy Guy and Derek Trucks.

Sid Bernstein (best known as the promoter who brought the Beatles to America) said in an interview while promoting a show that featured Myles in NYC in 2006; "Myles is a Bona Fide Prodigy that will Thrill and Captivate an Audience".  Les Paul (Guitar Legend) said after playing with Myles at the Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square, "He reminds me of myself when I was a Young Boy".  Levon Helm (Grammy Winner & legendary Drummer of the Band), who Myles has performed with often… says "He May Be a Boy, but he Sure Plays Like a Man". 

Myles' story was nominated for a 2012 Emmy and won a 2012 Cable Telly Award . In 2012 he was awarded for his outstanding musicianship at the Berklee College of Music in Boston Ma.  His band has performed at festivals such as Mountain Jam, The Sarasota Blues Fest and The NY State Blues Fest and Gathering of the Vibes.

Myles continues to perform steadily at venues from the Florida Keys to NYC and throughout the Northeast and most recently at "Daryl's House" (Daryl Hall’s venue) in Pawling, New York.  At the Recent Performance at Daryl Hall's After a Sold Out Performance at the Venue, The Club posted a review; “He is 19. He is genius.”  They continued to say, “The audience got to see someone who is destined to be one of the all-time greats, at his beginning.”

His show transcends age and musical preferences, described as “Rockin’ Rhythm & Soul”…an updated Funk/Rock twist on a traditional American sound. A performance not to miss from a new rising star..

Myles recently released 2 self-produced CDs featuring original tunes with him playing all instruments (“Truth” & “Roots” ) available on CD Baby. Find Out More at MylesMancuso.com

 


Discography

2012 - "Blow My Blues Away"
- Myles Mancuso (Guitar, Vocals, Organ, Piano, Rhodes)
- Brandon Morrison (Bass, Vocals)
- Chris Reddan (Drums, Vocals)
Recorded at Applehead Studios in Woodstock, NY

Set List

Below are just a number of songs Myles will perform moving from Guitar to Organ in his live performances. Sets are generally 45 mins to an Hour long. Myles' music has been referred to as "A Unique Blend of Rockin’ Rhythm and Soul"..... an upbeat mix of Traditional R & B, Soul, Jazz and Blues with a New Orleans Flavor..... The performance is likely to induce dancing and a general feeling of jubilation.

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Man Of Your Future - Myles Mancuso
Got Me Where You Want Me - Myles Mancuso
Another Man - Myles Mancuso
Blow My Blues Away - Myles Mancuso
Do It All Again - Myles Mancuso
Hear My Train A Comin' - Jimi Hendrix
Wait Until Tomorrow - Jimi Hendrix
Bold As Love - Jimi Hendrix
Do It Like You Do - Lettuce
El Ron - Soulive
Hat Trick - Soulive
Eleanor Rigby - Soulive
Kissing My Love - Bill Withers
Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Ain't That Lovin' You - Derek Trucks band
Freddie's Dead - Curtis Mayfield
Superfly - Curtis Mayfield