Myles Mancuso Bio
At the age of nine Myles was affectionately referred to as "Mojo" in a newspaper article about him.
Now 18 years old Myles Mancuso is a nationally recognized prodigy who fronts his own band, singing and playing Guitar and Keyboards. Noted by True Fire as one of the Top 10 Guitar Prodigies in the World, Myles has been preforming
professionally for audiences since the age of 10.
He has performed on some of the top stages in New York City... BB Kings in Times Square, The Cutting
Room, Tera Blues, The Iridium Jazz Club, The Bitter End, Kenny's Castaways and others. His band has opened for major National acts Such as Levon Helm, Buddy Guy and Derek Trucks. He continues to perform to large audiences at Music Clubs,
Gala Events, Festivals and other venues.
Sid Bernstein (best known as the promoter who brought Beatles to America) said in an interview while promoting a
show that featured Myles in NYC; "Myles is a Bona Fide Prodigy that will Thrill and Captivate an Audience". Les Paul (Guitar Legend) said after playing with Myles at the Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square, "He reminds me of Myself when I
was a Young Boy". Levon Helm (Grammy Winner & legendary Drummer of the Band), who Myles has performed with often... says "He May Be a Boy, but he Sure Plays Like a Man".
Myles' story was recently nominated for a 2012 Emmy and won a 2012 Cable Telly
Award. In 2012 he was awarded for his outstanding musicianship at the Berklee College of Music in
Boston Ma.. His band has performed at festivals such as Mountain Jam, The Sarasota Blues Fest and The NY State Blues Fest and Gathering of the Vibes in 2012.
His show transcends age and musical preferences, described as "Rockin' Rhythm & Soul"...an updated Funk/Rock twist on a traditional American sound. Myles just released his latest CD, "Blow My Blues Away". He continues to
perform steadily at establishments in NYC, the Hudson Valley and through out the Tri-State Area.
One attendee put it best after seeing a recent show "It's like seeing a musical legend in the making - this is a can't miss show"