The son of the Temptations touring trumpeter, Joshua Mark Lutz began formal Sizuki piano music training at three years of age. After 25 years of formal training on over 25 instruments and an audio engineer degree from The Conservatory Of Recording Arts and Sciences, he is now a full-time succesfull artist and producer living in New York City whos is credits include Joss Stone, Maroon 5, Aretha Franklin, Guns N' Roses, Common, Chamillionaire, Lil' Wayne and Citizen Cope. He has worked with producers such as Scott Free, Swizz Beats, Russel "The Dragon" Elevado and many more. His eclectic styles are derived from such greats as Paul Simon, Jeff Buckley, crooners of the 40's and 50's and current artists such as Grizzly Bear, Hiatus Kiyote and Muse. He can be found playing all across America, especially NYC as he debut's his new self titled EP produced by local producer Emi Asta. He is also a veteran graphic artist and has designed many album covers and murals for some of the biggest names in the music industry. For examples of his visual artwork and design, please visit his amazing web site by clicking HERE.
"One of those kids where you say, where has he been hiding?"
– Where The Funky Things Are Blog
"Joshua's dad taught him to read and understand music when he was three. His dad also toured with the Supremes and Dionne Warrick. Clearly his incredible talents are of no coincidence."
- Forest Hills Celebrity Magazine
"Josh is an all around artist, engineer, DJ, Musician, producer, wine brewer, guitar pedal builder, photographer, videographer and actor... an all around swell fella. This is a career to really watch."
– Brooklyn Modern Love
"Joshua Lutz may be the most talented artist we've ever had on this TV show to date"
- Here's Lisa program (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)
"He's got one of the most beautiful voice I've ever heard in my life."
– Bjork's engineer during a "Volta" trackingat Electric Lady Studios