Courtyard Series: Berklee at the Regattabar w/ Zac Zinger Group
July 11, 2011
Courtyard Series: Berklee at the Regattabar features alumni and student artists performing a variety of jazz styles, including progressive, vocal, improvisational, Latin, and contemporary. The series continues every Monday through August 29. The concerts take place in the Upper Courtyard at the Charles Hotel.
Zac Zinger Group (ZZG) led by composer/saxophonist Zac Zinger, is a quartet of progressive jazz musicians with a passion for exploring new music in ways that challenge both the musicians and the listener. The group, influenced by jazz, soul, funk, gospel, fusion, and R&B, appear on Octave, the new compilation CD by Berklee’s student-run Jazz Revelation Records. Zinger writes music for movies and video games in addition to penning all of ZZG’s music. ZZG boasts a fresh contemporary sound that has been compared the Yellowjackets and Michael Brecker.