Josh Lattanzi, multi-instrumentalist for Norah Jones and many others, graduated Berklee College of Music in 1995. He has been playing professionally and teaching privately since then. He appears on albums by James Taylor, The Lemonheads and Albert Hammond, Jr. to name a few.
Lattanzi recorded and toured with Juliana Hatfield 1998–2002. He recorded background vocals on James Taylor’s 2003 release, October Road. He joined Ivy as their touring guitar player during tours from 2002–2004. In addition, Lattanzi joined Ben Kweller’s band on bass, and he collaborated with Kweller on the Sha Sha (2002) and On My Way (2004) albums. While on tour with Juliana Hatfield, Lattanzi met Evan Dando of The Lemonheads and toured in support of his solo album: Baby I’m Bored. Years later, Lattanzi would go on to support the band, playing bass on the 2006 release: The Lemonheads. Lattanzi has performed off and on with the band since 2005.
Lattanzi formed The Candles in 2008. The band has been described as a fusion of 70s rock and 90s alternative music. Lattanzi’s debut album, Between the Sounds, received critical acclaim in Rolling Stone, Spin, and NME magazines, and the band has performed with Norah Jones and Jon Fishman, among others. The band supported Fountains of Wayne and The Lemonheads on tour in 2010 and has since appeared at such notable festivals as South by Southwest.
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