Tallan Latz / Creative Soundz Inc
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Tallan Latz / Creative Soundz Inc @ 09 St John's Christmas Music Festival

St John, Vermont, USA

St John, Vermont, USA

Tallan Latz / Creative Soundz Inc @ Saturday

Dallas, Texas, USA

Dallas, Texas, USA

Tallan Latz / Creative Soundz Inc @ Concert In the Park

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, USA

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Everything listed below Tallan has accomplished since April of 2007.

TV and Radio shows Tallan has been featured on:
WLS (ABC) TV Morning Show - Chicago, IL
The Jonathon Brandmeier Radio Show WLUP-FM - Chicago, IL
NBC's Today Show - NYC, NY
CBS' Early Show - NYC, NY
The Bonnie Hunt Show - LA, CA
WKOW News - Madison, WI
Fox 6 Wake Up - Milwaukee, WI
WGN Morning Show - Chicago, IL (Multiple times)
WISN 12 Nightly News - Milwaukee, WI
WISN 12 TV Sunday News ~ 5+ Minute Feature Spotlight Segment – Milwaukee, WI
WKLH 96.5 Morning Radio Show – Milwaukee, WI (Multiple Times)
WI Rapids Local Cable Network - WI Rapids, WI
WLIP AM - Kenosha, WI WGN Morning Show - Chicago, IL
Kenosha Local Cable Network - Kenosha, WI (Multiple Times)

Festivals and Benefits Tallan has been a part of:
SRV Ride & Concert - Dallas, TX
105th Harley Birthday Bash - Milwuakee, WI
Paramount Blues Festival - Grafton, WI
IL Blues Fest - Peoria, IL
Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI
Steel Bridge Songfest - Sturgeon Bay, WI
Lakefront Festival of Arts - Milwaukee, WI
Bob Handel’s Benefit – Elkhorn, WI
25th Annual Thanksgiving All Star Blues Revue – Blue Island, IL
Dennis Lynn Benefit - Salem, WI
Fall Music Menagerie - Alpine Valley Music Theater - East Troy, WI
Ruben's Run - Twin Lakes, WI (2X)
Whitewater 4th of July Fest - Whitewater, WI
Jeff Jacobs Memorial Benefit - Kenosha, WI
Benefit for Zach - Whitewater, WI
Riverside Rob's Benefit - New Munster, WI
Libertyfest - Twin Lakes, WI
Bloomin' Days - Kenosha, WI (2X)
Walworth County Fair - Elkhorn, WI (2X)
Guitar Center Guitar Clinic - Country Club Hills, IL
Siscofest '07 - Kenosha, WI
Venetian Days - Winthrop Harbor, IL
Concerts in the Garden - Hales Corners, WI
WoofStock 2007 - Kenosha, WI

Some of the locations Tallan has played at (many of these places Tallan has played at multiple times):
Knuckle Heads - Kansas City, MO
Cowboys - Dallas, TX
Dino's Live - Ft. Worth, TX
East Texas Choppers - Terrell, TX
Sons of Herman Hall - Dallas, TX
J & J Blues Bar - Ft. Worth, TX
House of Blues - Chicago, IL
Pabst Theater - Milwaukee, WI
Alpine Valley Music Theater - East Troy, WI
Turner Hall - Milwaukee, WI
Shank Hall – Milwaukee, WI
Milwaukee Art Museum _ Milwaukee, WI
Greenbelt Cultral Center - N. Chicago, IL
Monte Carlo Room – Elkhorn, WI
Elkhorn Saloon – Elkhorn, WI
Tommy’s Place – Blue Island, IL
Cali's - Brookfield, WI
Hollyrock's Tavern - WI Rapids, WI
Sweet Spot - Whitewater, WI
Last Resort - Trevor, WI
Lindy's - Lake Beulah, WI
Riversedge - Salem, WI
Bobby Rocket's - Lyons, WI
Breakers - Elkhorn, WI
Harry's - Lake Geneva, WI
Tibbet's Elementary School - Elkhorn, WI
Curtis Strange Elementary School - Kenosha, WI
Dairy Queen - Delevan, WI
Lumpy's - Salem, WI
Bad Brad's - Janesville, WI
Mark Anthony's - Milwaukee, WI
Moose Lodge - Kenosha, WI
Fitz Woody's - Twin Lakes, WI
VFW - Twin Lakes, WI
Doyle's Pub - Richmond, IL
McBride's Hilltop - Waukesha, WI
Hiawatha - Sturtevant, WI
Silver Moon - Darien, WI
Toby's - N. Chicago, IL
Kirsch's - Lake Geneva, WI
Liquid Johnny's - Milwaukee, WI
Big Cities Lounge - Rockford, IL
Guitar Center - Country Club Hills, IL
Honey Lake Inn - Honey Lake, WI
Elkhorn Middle School - Elkhorn, WI
Scream-In Mimi's - Kenosha, WI
Mamie's - Milwaukee, WI
New Horizon's Sports Bar - Delevan, WI
Broken Spokes Roadhouse - Darien, WI
Mario's - New Munster, WI
Highlander Customs - Crystal Lake, IL
Whitnall Park's Botanical Gardens - Hales Corners, WI
Mustang Shelly's - New Berlin, WI
Como Inn - Lake Geneva, WI
Piano Blu - Pewaukee, WI

Companies that are currently endorsing Tallan:
Curt Mangan Strings
Morley Guitar Pedals
Laney Amps
Dean Guitars
E.A.R., Inc
Aquila Guitars
LR Baggs
Soulful Impressions
Peterson Tuners
SCLW Light Picks
Cort Guitars
Archer Guitars
Seymor Duncan Pickups
Diamond Finish
Point Root Beer Company

Some of the newspapers that have featured Tallan:
Every Major newspaper in the world covered Tallan's story on August 12th, 2008.
Hi-Liter - Burlington, WI
MKW Magazine – Milwuakee, WI
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee, WI
Walworth Sunday Paper – Walworth, WI
The Journal Times – Racine, WI
Janesville Gazette –Janesville, WI
Walworth Community Shopper – Walworth County, WI
Elkhorn Independent – Elkhorn, WI
The Week Extra – Walworth County paper, WI
Kenosha News – Kenosha, WI

Some of the bands Tallan has shared the stage with:
Les Paul
Jackson Brown
Wes Jeans
Lance Lopez
Bugs Henderson & The Shuffle Kings
Christian Brooks
Chris Watson
Paul Byrd Band
Albert Cummings
Wayne Baker Brooks
Walter Trout and the Radicals
Greg Koch
Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo
Mike Miller & Piles of Rhythm Band
Loose Shoes
Bev Perron & the Boogie Band
Pistol Pete & the Young Guns
The Blue Olives
The Real Deal
Bar Stool Bob's Band
Love Monkeys
Sassy Blues
Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Alter Boys
Dan N - Press Facts


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Artist Information

Tallan Noble Latz (aka: The T-Man) now 9 years old, seems to be destined for the big stage. He has been playing music since the age of 3, picking up the guitar for the first time at 4 and finally getting serious about the guitar at age 5.

Everyone is talking about this young guitar slinger, who possesses an old musical soul, the way he carries and conducts himself on stage is something that just has to be seen. As one reporter put it, ¨When T-Man takes the stage, people stop what they're doing and collectively stare. People entering the room look up and stop as if their shoes were suddenly glued to the floor, not moving again until the song is over, when they reflexively break into wild shouts and applause. Everyone is saying the same thing ¨You gotta see this kid called T-Man!!!¨

Tallan has been on featured on:
CBS' Rachael Ray TV Show,
WGN’s Morning Show,
Fox’s Morning Show,
CBS’ Early Show,
FOX News: Studio B with Shepard Smith,
The Bonnie Hunt TV Show,
NBC's Today Show with Meredith Vieira,
NBC's Today Show with Kathy Lee and Hoda,
Chicago's WLS TV Morning Show,
NBC's America's Got Talent
and Almost Live with Johnny B TV Show are just a few.
He’s been talked about on news broadcasts and radio programs all over the country and the world, Tallan was featured on the BBC. His story has appeared in every major newspaper, worldwide. He was even the feature story on Yahoo’s Homepage.

Tallan had the privilege to perform and share the stage with some of the best guitarist around:
Joe Bonamassa,
Buddy Guy,
Jonny Lang,
Walter Trout,
Albert Cummings,
Hubert Sumlin,
Jackson Browne,
Wes Jeans,
Lance Lopez,
Louie Zagoras,
Eric McFadden,
Bugs Henderson,
Chris Aaron,
Lonnie Brooks,
Wayne Baker Brooks
and Greg Koch to name just a few.
Tallan recently had the honor of sharing the stage with the LEGEND himself, Mr. Les Paul.

Tallan has had the opportunity to play at some of the best venues in the country. Venues such as:
Pabst Theater,
Alpine Valley,
Turner Hall,
Chicago’s House of Blues,
J & J Blues Club in Dallas,
Cowboy's in Dallas,
Buddy Guy's Legends,
Kansas City's Knuckleheads,
Austin's Fuel Room,
Raue Center for the Performing Arts,
Milwaukee Art Museum,
The Harley Davidson Museum,
Club 152 in Memphis,
BB King's Blues Club in Memphis,
Brown Theatre in Houston, TX
and Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts in Fremont, MI are just a few from a long list of great venues.

Tallan has performed at many major area festivals:
Summerfest '08-'09,
Bloomin Days '07-'09,
Lakefront Art Fest,
Steel Bridge Songfest 4 & 5,
IL Blues Fest,
Harley’s 105th Birthday Celebration,
Paramount Blues Festival,
Westmont Blues Fest (Muddy Water's Blues Fest) '08-'09
and CO-HEADLINED the SRV Ride and Concert in Dallas, TX are a few of festivals already on Tallan’s resume’.

Tallan has endorsement deals with:
DBZ Guitars (New Endorsement),
Curt Mangan Strings,
Morley Pedals,
Aquila Guitars,
Archer Guitars,
Cort Guitars,
Tradition Guitars,
Effects Pedal Boutique,
EAR, Inc.,
Soulful Impressions,
LR Baggs,
Point Premium Root Beer Company,
Diamond Finish,
SCLW Light Picks,
Seymour Duncan Pickups,
Neotech Straps,
Trem King,
Bugera Amps,
Damage Picks,
Graph Tech,
Surf Picks,
Peterson Tuners
and Bombshell Kustom Cases.
Tallan is the YOUNGEST musicians that any of these companies have ever endorsed. That speaks volumes of what the industry thinks of his talent and potential.

There is nothing like the T-Man Experience! Booking Tallan for your event will definately be one of the highlights and a definate draw for your event!

This is what fellow musicians and reporters are saying about Tallan:

As GM Planell, (a reporter for ChicagosRock.com) after watching Tallan’s last performance of 2008 wrote, “I have never witnessed anything like I was about to see in the course of my music evolution. Never. An averaged sized nine-year-old boy, by the name of Tallan “T-Man” Latz. On a Fender Telecaster, this child opened up like a raging bluesman in his finest. He played his guitar behind his head and cranked out riffs that would have embarrassed Jimi Hendrix himself. Tallan is a Wisconsin native and exuded pure showmanship and blaring riffs that left most speechless. I was exhausted.”

Joe Bonamassa said of Tallan T-Man Latz, "You are a true prodigy and I am very proud of you.. one blues wonder kid to another. You are so far ahead of me at your age its not funny."

Buddy Guys said of Tallan: “When I see somebody at that age, that amazing on guitar, I just have to try to express myself the best I can how good that is.”

Jonny Lang said ' "Tallan's future is going to be whatever he wants it to be! He's way ahead of the curve."

John Schuld, co-organizer of the Kenosha Bloomin' Days Festival, stated "Tallan is amazing and he's an inspiration to all of us. His talent is matched only by his passion an