Dretto is just 16 years old and believed to be the youngest artist ever signed by a major guitar company. He calls his style "nuclear blues." Dretto wrote the music, arrangements, and lyrics for the album in a small studio at his Webster home. He recorded the tracks at a professional studio. Dretto says he wasn't always interested in playing the blues. At first, he played heavy metal and rock. His dad got him hooked on the genre, " I suggested that he listen to some blues and he was very reluctant, he said that's old people's music dad, I said well just try it because it's a very expressive type of music." Jon Dretto added, "I describe my style as nuclear blues which is classic blues with a very aggressive edgy sound."
Dretto also sings on the tracks. His album is available on his website: http://www.jondretto.com/, CD baby, and iTunes. He plans to start performing songs from the album soon.
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