PJ Zitarosa: Guitarist / Performer / Song Writer / Background Vocalist / Instructor
PJ Zitarosa is an American guitarist from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. He is best known for his work with Danny Vaughn & Tyketto. He recorded 2 studio records with Vaughn and a live record that was recorded at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, UK. PJ toured and recorded with Vaughn from 1998-2001.
When Vaughn wasn't on the road touring, you could also find PJ performing with some other well known acts in the NJ/NYC area. Some of these artist's were: Big Bang Baby, Brother Love, New Power Soul & Ultralust. PJ also started working bi-coastal with Redondo Beach, California's own, Jon Jones.
In 2008, he joined forces once again with his mates Danny Vaughn & Michael Arbeeny, but this time it was in support of Tyketto. He toured with Tyketto from 2008-2010. Highlights include: Sweden Rock @ Norje, Sweden; Download Festival @ Donington Park, UK and Firefest @ Nottingham, UK.
PJ re-connected with his pals on the New Jersey cover scene once again from 2011 thru 2014. Artist's include: The Bobby Lynch Band, Garden State Radio & Unchained ( Van Halen tribute ). 2014 also marked when he started writing his own music for his solo project titled Two Hundred Feet.
In 2015, PJ was offered a job in Los Angeles, California to be Director of Artist Relations for ENGL Amps. He accepted this job offer and he & his wife Carla Buffa moved to the City of Angels. Since moving to Los Angeles, California, he has released his debut record for Two Hundred Feet, titled "Speed of Evil" and along with his solo project, he also occasionally performs with: Kidd Skidd, The Alphabet Astronauts, Debbie Hennessey & Chrome Public.
Although electric guitar is PJ's first love, he is also well versed on the acoustic guitar. His style & genres include: Rock, Metal, Funk, Blues, R&B, Jazz & Hip Hop. ( PJ is also a very experienced rapper.) He also writes cues for t.v. & film.