August 12th, 2021 9:30pm Stage 2
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Bob Lanzetti, Zach Brock & Keita Ogawa
Critically acclaimed as the "pre-eminent improvising violinist of his generation," Zach Brock is an American jazz violinist and GRAMMY Award-winning member of Snarky Puppy. He has toured with Stanley Clarke and Phil Markowitz, released seven solo albums, and was named "Rising Star Violinist" of 2013 by Downbeat Magazine. A passionate educator, Zach has coached hundreds of musicians from workshops to conservatories worldwide. Zach remains a perennial coffee fanatic and skateboard enthusiast, and currently lives with his wife and daughters in the NYC area.
Bob Lanzetti is a Brooklyn, NY based professional guitarist, composer, producer, and educator. Bob is an original member of the GRAMMY Award-winning jazz/funk collective, Snarky Puppyand has performed in over 40 countries and played on every recorded release to date. In addition to Snarky Puppy, Bob has performed and recorded with many artists including Tommy Sims, Jerry Granelli, Robben Ford, Bokanté, Michelle Willis, Becca Stevens, Cory Henry, Ghost-Note (Robert “Sput” Searight/Nate Werth), Lucy Woodward, Banda Magda, and many more.
Hailing originally from Sasebo city, Nagasaki, Japan, Keita Ogawa is 2 times Grammy nominees and Grammy Award winner and one of the most versatile and sought-after percussionist and drummer in New York City.
Since his 2005 arrival in America, Keita has worked with some of the biggest names in modern music including Yo-yo-ma, Assad Brothers, Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra, Romero Lubambo, Clarice Assad, Jaques Morelenbaum, Osvaldo Golijov, Les Nubians, Charlie Hunter, Benny Green, Eric Harland, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and more.
Currently he works several projects including Snarky Puppy, Bokanté, Banda Magda, Bokantè, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Charlie Hunter, JSquad, Camila Meza and the Nectar Orchestra, Clarice Assad and more.
Mike “Maz” Maher
Mike “Maz” Maher is a trumpeter and singer known for his work with Snarky Puppy. His own music blends elements of jazz, soul, electronic, alternative rock, and blues to achieve a sound all its own. Improvisation and experimentation meet catchy songwriting.