Zach Brown

acoustic bass

Zach Brown, a 26 year-old bassist from the Washington D.C. area, has performed with artists such as Paquito D’Rivera, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lonnie Liston Smith, Lizz Wright, Christian Scott, Warren Wolf, Terell Stafford, and many others.  After completing high school in 2008, Zach was selected as the bassist for the Brubeck Institute Fellowship Jazz Quintet in Stockton, CA.  In 2009, Zach was invited to perform at “Jazz at the White House,” a nationally televised concert organized by First Lady Michelle Obama, which featured Zach, some other young D.C. musicians, Paquito D’Rivera, and the Marsalis family.  Zach has performed at major national and international festivals, including Punta del Este Jazz Festival, Jazz Kaar in Estonia, Kaunas Jazz in Lithuania, Festival Cultural in Zacatecas, Mexico, Istanbul Jazz Festival, Telluride Jazz Festival, and the Detroit Jazz Fest, as well as venues including Blues Alley, Kimmel Center, Blue Note (NY & Tokyo),Duc des Lombard, Scullers, Regattabar, Kennedy Center, Yoshi’s Jazz Club, and Dizzy’s Club Coca‐Cola.  In 2010, Zach was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to Berklee College of Music, and graduated in 2013.