the band’s energetic originals and creative arrangements of some blues standards.They have
Toronto is known for producing waves of new musical talent, Sons of Rhythm are the latest brothers-in-Blues to continue this successful trend. The electrifying trio is comprised of singer and bassist Mick Maratta whose funky rhythm section is anchored by Mike Carbone on drums. Federico Luiu provides a unique interpretation of the blues as the group’s lead guitarist. In 2015, the group’s debut performance was opening for Matt Schofield (British Blues Guitarist of the Year). After a well-received first show they knew they were onto something special and continued performing across the GTA and throughout Ontario. In 2016, they decided to add sax and keys to the mix allowing the band to stage some of Toronto's finest session musicians. Sons of Rhythm bring a fresh and modern approach to playing the blues while projecting the familiarity of traditional influences. Audiences are captivated with
performed at numerous venues and festivals across Southern Ontario and Quebec including Montreal Jazz Festival, Sound of Music Festival, and London Blues Fest to name a few. Over the last year, ‘Sons Of Rhythm’, continued to cultivate their sound and decided to bring it into the studio. They are currently promoting their debut EP.
"Keep an eye out for these guys, they are the real deal!" - Joey Landreth
"Tight unit keeping the Toronto sound alive in blues"
- Michael Fonfara
"Great arrangements, great originals, great band all around"
- Mike Cado