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Bring Your Truth

by John Zay Maschio
Do you ever feel overly self critical? And do you sometimes lose your mind when you can’t figure out what to do about it? I certainly have. Let me ...

A Shadow Falls On The Soul…

by John Zay Maschio
I believe we are all born with unique gifts. Sometimes you and I may feel we have to ignore these gifts if they don’t fit into societal norms. But what happens to us when we continue to ignore ourselves like this? On the extreme end of the spectrum it can lead to mental illness and even acts of violence.

A chance to give back to a musical hero

by John Zay Maschio
On a recent email Angelo sent me while on a solo tour he wrote this: "Zay I cannot express to you how much you are an inspiration to me and have been for a long time. Thanks for the words and lessons". For me this is what makes all of the crazy work of being a musician worth every minute….

From the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame to The Clubs of Hamburg

by John Zay Maschio
I was onstage at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland playing guitar with band I was in from New York. We had won a big contest and were flown all over the country getting treated like VIP's - But guess what…… sucked!  What??

Mystic Dancer - An Old World Soirée

by John Zay Maschio
When first arriving in Portugal it was absolutely magical but when we arrived in the port town of Sagres on the corner of Europe I felt like I had landed home.

About Me

by John Zay Maschio
I grew up as the youngest by of 4 boys in the suburbs of New York and was exposed to a wide variety of albums from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. My brothers were much older and had all sorts of records in the house from Led Zeppelin, Yes, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Genesis, The Police, Talking Heads, Patti Smith, U2, Rush, and David Bowie among others. In my late teens I developed a keen interest in personal growth and spirituality