Primary Instrument: Guitar
Artistic Resume Ari Joshua Zucker, Guitarist Born Cape Town, South Africa
Performance Highlights and Experiences:
-Montreux Jazz festival in Switzerland -North Sea Jazz festival in the Netherlands -Lional Hampton Jazz festival in Idaho -Reno Jazz festival in Nevada -European Tour ~ Holland, Switzerland, Monterosso, Italy, Paris and The Pannonica in Nantes, France. Hamburg, Germany, and more -Bagley Wright Theatre in Seattle, backing up Ernistine Anderson -The Moore Theatre in Seattle -Birdland in Manhatten -Carnagie Hall -Birdland, The Knitting Factory, Cleopatra's Needle, Smalls, The Elbow Room, Tobacco Road, The Wetlands, St. John The Devine in Harlem, The Cutting Room
Academic Study Fall 1999 - Spring 2001; Mannes College of Music, The New School University - New York, New York. Fall 1997- Spring '99;Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University - New Brunswick, New Jersey. Fall '93 - Spring'97 Roosevelt High School: Seattle, Washington and North Seattle Community College
Applied/Private Study I have studied with
Richie Beirach, Kenny Barron, Reggie Workman, Ted Dunbar, Jack Wilkins, Vic Juris, Hal Galper, Jimmy Owens, Milo Petersen, George Garzone, Armen Donelian, Richard Boukas, Bobby Sanabria, Bill Kirshner, Jimmy Cobb, Gary Dial, Classical Guitarist Virginia Luque, Ralph Peterson, Noah Baerman, Larry Ridly, Mike Richmond, Ralph Bowen, Bill Fielder, Badal Roy, Robert Bedford.
Elvin Jones, Ron Eschte, Dave Liebman, John Abercrombie, Badal Roy, Barry Harris, Eddie Gomez, Orin Evans, Ralph Peterson, Kenwood Dennard, Victor Lewis, Herb Ellis, Kenny Werner, Jojo Mayer, Patience Higgins, Slide Hamilton, Steve Turre, Jeff Hamilton, Joshua Redmond, Randy Brecker, Gene Bertoncini, John Pisano, Rufus Reed, John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, John Stowell, Bobby Shew, Pete Christlieb, Bill Ramsey, Bud Shank, Bob Mintzer, Benny Green, Gregory Huchinson, Joe Labarbra, David Friesen, Dean Hodges, and many others.