Primary Instrument: Multi-instrumentalist
Stanley Jason Zappa was a special guest at the 2008 edition of the Zappanale festival in Bad Doberan, Germany.
Tenor saxophonist Stanley Jason Zappa is into experimental and free jazz.
He has performed with Jacob Hall (bass) and Nick Skrowaczewski (vibes & drums) as the HSZ Trio, and he has done a session with Nick Skrowaczewski for WKCR radio.
Together with Jeffrey Helwig (drums), Matthew Freed (bass) and Jacob Hall (bass), Stanley Jason Zappa is Sistemazione. They have recorded an album called The Kings Of Dispassion, but it hasn't been released yet.
Stanley Jason Zappa's blog: http://notmeaniftrue.blogspot.com/
The picture on the right was taken by Kilissa Cissoko at the Zappanale Festival at 2 a.m., late on Saturday night (or very early on Sunday morning): Stanley Jason Zappa and Elliott Levin got on stage for some high enerygy free jazz.
November 2009, Stanley Jason Zappa, Sabir Mateen and Matt Lavelle recorded a session for WKCR radio. SJZ says: When asked what the groups name was, I offered The Self Organized Clarinet Trio.
A couple of days after the WKCR session, Stanley contributed to a Bill Dixon tribute by the Citizen's Orchestra at Outpost 186 in Cambridge, MA. (The Citizen's Orchestra: Jim Hobbs: alto sax * Stephen Haynes: trumpet * Chris Kottke: trumpet * Forbes Graham: trumpet * Glynis Lomon * cello * Jacob William: bass * Laurence Cook: drums * Eric Zinman: piano * Nick Skrowaczewski: vibes * Kevin Frenette: guitar * Stanley Jason Zappa: alto clarinet & baritone sax)