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Special Event! Tuesday, January 10th: Zach Brock, Bob Lanzetti, and Keita Ogawa of Snarky Puppy
January 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
SHOWTIMES: 7:00pm and 9:00pm. These multi-GRAMMY award winners from Snarky Puppy are on their way to The Velvet Note, and you are invited!
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, recorded, and performed with artists such as Stanley Clarke, Aaron Goldberg, Wycliffe Gordon, Matt Ulery, Michelle Willis, Banda Magda, Bill Laurance, Sirintip, Phil Markowitz, Martha Redbone, and many more. Zach has also released eight 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 Charleston, SC based professional guitarist, composer, producer, and educator. Bob is an original member of the GRAMMY Award-winning jazz/funk collective, Snarky Puppy and 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 a two-time GRAMMY nominee and Award-winner and one of the most versatile and sought-after percussionists and drummers 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, the Assad Brothers, Maria Schneider, 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 in 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.