Josh Zuckerman is not your typical rock star. While exemplifying the perfect star quality, he continues to carry a message about being true to one's self. Raised in St. Louis, Missouri, a music town in its own right, Josh developed his first love for music. At the age of eight he was introduced to violin, which he studied for the next five years. About this time, Josh's interest in music drifted to rock’n roll. After unsatisfied gigs in several cover bands, Josh decided to write his own music. Inspired by the sounds of the east coast, Josh relocated to New Jersey where he continued to compose his melodies and lyrics.
This promising singer songwriter musician expands his musical horizons with each original song he composes and records. Josh's lyrics are said to be truthful, surrounding life's challenges and quest for spiritual growth. His musical conviction and well articulated melodies are spirited and intriguing.
He has released two CDs (Out From Under, A Totally New Sensation) to great reviews and has just released his newest CD (Got Love?)
Distributed nationally by Burnside, Got Love? is an infectious mixture of pop rock and soothing ballads, all of them electrified with a powerful message of love and self-acceptance.
His love for music is not confined to just recording CD's. Josh also loves the stage and proves this by his charismatic stage presence that leaves his audience a lasting impression, enticing people to come back for more.
Josh has delivered his music internationally, performing in many sold-out shows including over 40.000 people at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia supporting Peabo Bryson, as well as the 1998 World Expo, in Lisbon, Portugal, and the 2005 World Expo in Nagoya, Japan. He has traveled to over 15 different countries including the United States, Bermuda, Germany, France, Belgium, Sweden, Norway as well as Thailand.
His songs have been nominated for OMA music awards for Outstanding Songwriter of the Year and for Outstanding Debut Male. He took third place in the International Songwriting Competition for his song "When Love Comes Back Again." Clips of his songs "Karma," "Spiritual," and "Circle of Friends" appeared on the Kathy Griffin's reality show "My Life on the D-List" on Bravo. His song “Be Real” landed on the reality TV series called Be Real on MTV/Logo. Josh’s song Out From Under was the number one most requested song on Sirius out Q for four weeks in a row while his music videos have consistently been seen on MTV/LOGO TV's The Click List, New Now Next, and is currently on MTV and VH1.com
Josh has integrated his world life experiences to a fresh music style that is ready to explode the alternative pop markets. He has performed alongside such notables as, Macy Gray, The Indigo Girls, Sophie B. Hawkins, Joan Jett and many more.
Josh and his band have donated much of their musical talents performing for many charitable events including the American Red Cross, HRC for kids in NYC, 4-H for kids, Relay for Life (a breast cancer benefit), The Matthew Shepard Foundation, The Robert Mapplethorpe Residence and The Rivington House for people affected by HIV and many others.
Josh's motto is: "Be who you are, it’s all about love..."
The hazel-eyed crooner is ready to take over mainstream music and he couldn’t have come at a much better time; the music industry is ready for something new and different and Josh is poised to save the day. So come experience the love from Josh Zuckerman, making it less lonesome as you take a musical journey into your own life.