Richie Kotzen

The Winery Dogs / Solo

“I've used Samson's Q8/Q8x live for years. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a great sounding, reliable mic that doesn't cost a fortune.”

With guitar styles ranging from rock, blues, jazz and fusion to pop and soul, Richie Kotzen has built a remarkably diverse 20 year career as a guitarist, singer and songwriter. During that span, Richie has not only built an incredibly successful solo career, but has also found himself writing, recording and playing live with a variety of different artists. He has played with artists ranging from Pop/Rock bands like Poison and Mr. Big to Jazz/Fusion groups like Vertu, featuring Jazz legends Stanley Clarke and Lenny White. Working with these artists has provided Richie with a great deal of in-studio experience, as well as the opportunity to tour the world, introducing him to an international audience. Richie is currently a member of The Winery Dogs, alongside Mike Portney and Billy Sheehan.