Zed Mitchell

The bandleader, singer, guitarist and composer Zed Mitchell, from Belgrad, began his career as professional musician in 1970. In that time he played with many well know bands in Yugoslavia.

In 1974 with his own band “LAND”, he had his first international hit-single called “SHOSHANA” for POLYDOR  Europe. After this big success and many radio sessions as well as TV, he played as support group on tours for bands such as “FOCUS”, “DEEP PURPLE”,  “IAN GILLAN BAND”  and many more. He played concerts all around Europe.

At the end of the seventy’s, he founded the ”School for Rock Guitar in Belgrad.

From 1988 he worked in ARCO - STUDIOS in Munich, with producers Malcolm Luker and film composer Nick  Glennie-Smith right hand of Hans Zimmer  who’s become two Oscars. He made projects with Tina Turner, Phil Collins, Pink Floyd etc. Zed Mitchell  worked in that time as studio musician and he played guitar for Eros Ramazotti (“La musica e”), Natalie Cole, also with German stars and producer: Curt Cress, Udo Lindenberg and Leslie Mandoki.

One of the biggest success Zed celebrated, was working with MSSO (Munich Symphonic Sound Orchestra). He played all acoustic and electric guitars. This CD is sold more than one million copies (POLYDOR, POLYSTAR) !!!.

With his band he played as support group with big stars such Joe Cocker (1993), Santana (1993) and B.B. King (on his last tour in Germany 2006).

With his album „Springtime in Paris“ which he recorded with many of his musical friends of the blues and rock-scene in Germany (Blues company,  Klaus „Mojo“ Kilian, Rolf-Dieter Schnapka, Greg Mc Coy, James Simpson, Billy Allen), the singer and guitarist presents his variety, that causes a wave of excitement. Through his 13 tracks Zed Mitchell plays bluesrock in all his musical style. At the same time the musican masters all styles of his genre perfectly.

Zed Mitchell can easily be mentioned among people like Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mark Knopfler, Gary Moore, Jimi Hendrix or Robert Cray.

His Blues comes deep out of his soul and you can feel it with every tone.

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