Zach Saginaw (Shigeto)

Zach Saginaw (Shigeto)

Zach Saginaw (Shigeto) Zach Saginaw (Shigeto) is an electronic music producer and drummer. Zach trained as a jazz drummer and calls his music “instrumental, electronically-produced music that is jazz and hip-hop influenced.” Growing up in Ann Arbor he was heavily...
Keaton Royer

Keaton Royer

Keaton Royer Winner of the outstanding Soloist Award from Downbeat Jazz Magazine, Keaton Royer studied jazz theory and classical piano with Kurt Ellenberger in Grand Rapids, MI.  From middle school through high school, he played piano in the Northview (MI) High School...
Josef Deas

Josef Deas

Josef Deas bass Josef Deas has spent nearly 25 years studying and expanding his music repertoire for the upright bass. He has performed and even recorded with some of jazz’s finest musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Elliot, John Douglas, George Davison,...
Vincent York

Vincent York

Vincent York Born into a family of musicians, Vincent York was introduced to the music of Charlie Parker in the 9th grade, thus igniting his exploration and love for jazz. He attended Southern University at Baton Rouge as a music education major and became the first...
Ben Willis

Ben Willis

Ben Willis Ben Willis plays bass, produces music, and creates collaborative media. He is lucky to be performing in 2023 with many great artists: David Hurley, Sonya Belaya, Annick Odom, Tim Haldeman, James Cornish, Kirsten Carey, Alex Koi, Meg Rohrer, Michael Malis,...