Zach Brock, jazz violinist and composer, is forging a unique musical identity with “audacious ingenuity and masterful command of his instrument,” says Bill Milkowski of Jazz Times. Distinguished jazz critic Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune writes that Zach Brock is a violinist “whose every phrase argues for the instrument’s value in 21st century jazz.” Neil Tesser echoes, “Zach Brock is the pre- eminent improvising violinist of his generation.”
2013 is proving a landmark year for Brock as he tours as co-leader with renowned pianist/composer Phil Markowitz, appears in festivals with the Stanley Clarke Band, and premiers new classical works by Laurie Altman and Preston Stahly. In August Brock was named “2013 Rising Star Violinist” by Downbeat Magazine....
Awards2013 Downbeat Critics Poll Winner - Rising Star, Jazz Violin
2005 to 2011 Downbeat Reader’s Poll “Rising Star” Violin Category
2005 Dave Douglas Residency at Carnegie Hall
2002 Betty Carter’s “Jazz Ahead” Residency at Kennedy Center
2000 National Endowment For The Humanities and The Smithsonian Institution Grant
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