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"Dante Mazzetti is one of the best artists of the year."
- Rival Magazine
"Causing a sensation in the music scene with his unique style of brave indie folk...Mazzetti's raw voice and bold creativity have positioned him as a force in the music industry."
- Billboard Magazine Ar
Named one of the Top 20 Prospects by Music Connection Magazine, Dante Mazzetti delivers a unique brand of gritty indie folk music. Gaining significant attention, his song "Here I Go" was recently featured in the Netflix film "Pain Hustlers," which is generating Oscar buzz.
Described as a “standout songwriter” (New Music Weekly), "multi-talented musician" (The Independent), and "the next big thing" (Keep Walking Music), Mazzetti's raw, gravelly vocals paired with his daring creativity have positioned him as a force in the music world. Not only a talented vocalist, Mazzetti is also an adept multi-instrumentalist, playing a multitude of instruments on his albums.
Mazzetti's talents have seen him grace radio stations worldwide and share the stage with acclaimed artists like Ben Folds, Guster, and America. He was also chosen to star in Levi's "What's True" national commercial campaign in which he told the story of his music.
Growing up in New York City's vibrant cultural landscape has influenced Mazzetti's eclectic musical style. Mazzetti reflects, "New York City is a place where happiness, tragedy, anger, and love intersect on street corners daily. It’s the ultimate experiment. Thousands of people from all walks of life, all the cultures of the world. Lyrical and musical inspiration is everywhere."
Mazzetti began his music career with the release of his self-titled debut album. After exploring the genre of Americana, Mazzetti experimented with his sound by releasing his rock album, Lost and Drifting. This album showed off his ability to capture different genres through his songwriting.
After the heart-wrenching events of September 11th, Mazzetti took a hiatus from music to serve the people of his city by joining the Fire Department of New York (FDNY). After a deadly apartment fire, the FDNY awarded Mazzetti one of their highest medals of honor in recognition of his heroic actions on that day.
In July 2019, Mazzetti made his official return to music by releasing a string of singles and EPs. This culminated in the 2020 release of Hotel, his third full-length album. The record brought together gritty acoustic folk and alternative blues, laced with lyrical storytelling. Mazzetti says, “The music on this album is a mixture of accessibility and wild imagery. I’ve always enjoyed making music that goes off on a tangent but doesn’t fall off the cliff. The songs are doors that open easily into bizarre worlds rather than places of comfort.” With this release, the press predicted big things to come for Mazzetti, stating "Dante will be a legend" (Yellow & Black Music) and "Mazzetti has a big future...a multi-talented man with fire in his voice." (The Sound Sniffer)
Mazzetti is still an active FDNY firefighter. His dedication extends beyond his service. He has organized fundraisers for First Responders Children’s Foundation which supports the children of firefighters, police officers, and EMTs who have died in the line of duty.
In 2024, Mazzetti is teaming up with GRAMMY-winning engineers Oscar Zambrano (Harry Styles, Sting, Justin Timberlake) and Oz Fritz (Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, Ramones) to release a string of new singles leading up to a much-anticipated album.