Back To Zero (BTZ) is an exciting versatile party band based out of Arlington, Virginia. Founded in 1999, BTZ has become famous for amazing musicianship and a high energy stage show. Back To Zero showcases a powerhouse of talent and energy that will keep crowds dancing all night long. Back To Zero was nominated "best band in the Washington, DC Area"

The standard lineup features five experienced and talented musicians who have been playing together since early 2005. Front man Ronnie Gordon is a natural entertainer who possesses a dynamic vocal ability and a unique talent for connecting with audiences. Ronnie is also the band leader and a founding member. Garey Morgan plays drums, sings backup vocals and is a professional quality sound engineer. He and Ronnie have played music together since they were grade school kids. Garey is the BTZ timekeeper and is the foundation of the band's groove. Wes Wood is a wizard on the keys and is able to replicate intricate keyboard, string and brass parts note for note. Rick Peralta is a highly skilled guitarist who studied at the Berklee College of Music. Rick has been with the band since 2003 and is capable of delivering blazing solos and tight rhythmic guitar chops. Tommy Ziegler is simply a monster on the bass. His bass lines are funky and full of energy. He also pitches in with backup vocals and even sings lead on a couple of tunes.

For larger events Back To Zero can add a lead female vocalist and/or a saxophonist. This adds a new dimension to the band and also brings new songs to the band's repertoire.

Check out the set list and see that BTZ fills shows with only the best dance and party music. Enjoy recent music by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Justin Timberlake, Outkast, Maroon 5, and Lenny Kravitz. Rewind to the 80's and experience classics by Michael Jackson, Prince, Van Halen, Kool & the Gang, and Cameo. Retro to the 70's and hear music from Earth Wind and Fire, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, the Commodores, Sly, Ohio Players and Rick James.

One of the truly unique features of BTZ is it's versatility. The band features an expansive set list that spans a wide range of musical genres. Over the past year, Back To Zero has performed at events and venues such as corporate parties, fraternity parties, weddings, casinos, outdoor summer concerts, as well as the bar and club circuit. Back To Zero regularly performs through out the Mid-Atlantic region.







1999 - Prince
A love of your own - Average White Band
Ain't gonna hurt nobody - Brick
Ain't no half stepping - Heatwave
Ain't no stopping us now - Mcfadden & Whitehead
Ain't too proud to beg - The Temptations
All night long - Lionel Richie
Arms wide open - Creed
Axel F - Harold Faltemyer
Back and Forth - Cameo
Bad mama jama - Carl Carlton
Beverly Hills - Weezer
Boogie nights - Heatwave
Boogie shoes - KC & the Sunshine Band
Bustin loose - Chuck Brown
Celebration - Kool & the Gang
Cool - Morris Day & the Time
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy - Seal
Crazy in love* (female vocalist) - Beyonce
Cream - Prince
Crush* (female vocalist) - Jennifer Paige
Cut the cake - Average White Band
Daughters - John Mayer
Dirty low down - Bozz Scaggs
Doin' da butt - E.U.
Dont stop til you get enough - Michael Jackson
Easy - Commodores
Ecstacy - Barry White
Everyday People - Arrested Development
Evil Ways - Santana
Faded - Soul Decision
Fire - Ohio Players
Frankenstein - Edgar Winters
Freddie's Dead - Curtis Mayfield
Fresh - Kool & the Gang
Get down tonight - KC & the Sunshine Band
Get it all - Mandrill
Get the funk outta my face - Brothers Johnson
Gigolos get lonely too - Morris Day & the Time
Give it to me baby - Rick James
Good times - Chic
Grooveline - Heatwave
Hard to handle - Black Crowes
Here I am baby - UB40
Hey ya - Outkast
Hot in here - Nelly
Hot pants - James Brown
I can't help falling in love with you - Elvis Presley
I feel for you* (female vocalist) - Chaka Khan
I just wanna be close to you - Maxi Priest
I want her - Keith Sweat
I will survive* (female vocalist) - Gloria Gaynor
I wish - Stevie Wonder
I'll be around - The Spinners
I'm your boogie man - KC & the Sunshine Band
It's your love* (female vocalist) - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
It's your thing - The Isley Brothers
Josie - Steely Dan
Jump - Van Halen
Jungle boogie - Kool & the Gang
Jungle love - Morris Day & the Time
Just my imagination - The Temptations
Ladies night - Kool & the Gang
Lady Marmalade* (female vocalist) - LaBelle
Last Dance* (female vocalist) - Donna Summer
Le freak - Chic
Lets get it started - The Black Eyed Peas
Lets get loud* (female vocalist) - Jennifer Lopez
Lets go crazy - Prince
Lets go dancing - Kool & the Gang
Lets groove tonight - Earth Wind & Fire
Lets stay together - Al Green
Living for the love of you - The Isley Brothers
Living in America - James Brown
Long train running - The Doobie Brothers
Looking for a new love* (female vocalist) - Jody Watley
Love rollercoaster - The Ohio Players
Love song - 311
Lovely day - Bill Withers
Lowrider** (saxophonist) - War
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
Minute by minute - Larry Carlton
Miss me blind - Culture Club
Mr. Big Stuff* (female vocalist) - Jean Knight
Mr. Magic** (saxophonist) - Grover Washington
Musicology - Prince
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My girl - The Temptations
Natural Woman* (female vocalist) - Aretha Franklin
Never gonna give you up - Barry White
Never too much - Paul Jackson Jr.
No diggity - Blackstreet
No parking on the dance floor - Midnight Star
One nation under a groove - Parliament Funkadelic
Oops upside your head - Gap Band
Oye como va - Santana
Paralyzer - Finger Eleven
Peg - Steely Dan
Pick up the pieces** (saxophonist) - Average White Band
Playing your game, baby - Barry White
Please don't stop the music* (female vocalist) - Rihanna
Pop Life - Prince
Praise you - Fat Boy Slim
Rapper's delight - Sugar Hill Gang
Respect* (female vocalist) - Aretha Franklin
Rock your body - Justin Timberlake
Semi-charmed life - Third Eye Blind
Senorita - Justin Timberlake
September - Earth Wind & Fire
Sex machine - James Brown
Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
Sexy Back - Justin Timberlake
Shake your booty - KC & the Sunshine Band
Shining star - Earth Wind & Fire
Shotgun** (saxophonist) - Junior Walker & the Allstars
Shout - The Isley Brothers
Since I met you baby - B.B. King
Slide - Slave
Smooth - Santana
Stayin' alive (rap) - 'NTranz
Steal my kisses - Ben Harper
Superfreak - Rick James
Superman - Three Doors Down
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Tequila** (saxophonist) - The Champs
Thank you - Sly & the Family Stone
Thats the way love goes - Norman Brown
The bird - Morris Day & the Time
The way you move - Outkast
This is how we do it - Montel Jordan
This love - Maroon 5
Turn the beat around* (female vocalist) - Gloria Estefan
Use me - Bill Withers
We are family* (female vocalist) - Sister Sledge
We want the funk - Parliament Funkadelic
What does it take** (saxophone) - Junior Walker & the Allstars
Whats goin' on - Marvin Gaye
When doves cry - Prince
Why can't we be friends - War
Woman's gotta have it - Bobby Womack
Word up - Cameo
YMCA - The Village People
You dropped the bomb on me - Gap Band
You'll never find - Lou Rawls
(Your love's liftin' me) higher and higher - Jackie Wilson
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