124 W. Broadway Eugene Or.
As a world-class saxophonist and flautist, Dann Zinn is renowned for being a passionate soloist and composer/arranger. Hailed over the years as “distinctive,” and for “creating a stunning and emotional listening experience,” Dann has developed a unique style and tone that distinguishes him on the jazz scene today.
Zinn’s impressive resume includes working with Joe Henderson, Taylor Eigsti, Russ Ferrante, Jeff Tain Watts, Freddie Hubbard, Chuck Findley, Mary Wells, Martha and the Vandellas, Barry Finnerty, Frank Martin, among many others.
Dann’s newest band features a unique “bass-less” trio that combines the ECM sound of the Paul Motian Trio with the Police! This musical journey will take you from a Brahms Waltz to Puccini meets Ornette, and from Reggae, straight ahead jazz, and funk, to the pop tune: “Take On Me!”
Joining Dann for this very special night will be Australia’s finest guitarist, the dynamic and virtuosic Chris Robinson, and Bay Area great Alan Hall on drums.
In addition to his three original CDs, Ten Songs, Wish, and The Dann Zinn Four, his impressive discography includes over 80 appearances as a featured soloist and sideman on albums with prominent musicians such as Dave Eschelman, Wally Schnalle, Ira Stein, Frank Harris, and a host of others.
Dann’s performances have spanned international stages including being featured at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, and the world famous Yoshi’s, where he has played to sold-out crowds. He has garnered critical acclaim from prestigious publications such as Jazz Times and Jazziz.
Dann Zinn puts his gorgeous tone in service of his exciting and at times humorous compositions. From burning bebop to energizing electric sounds, Dann’s music is a compelling combination of intelligence and soul. His arranging talents are in high demand all over the world, and coupled with his towering improvisatory talents, landed him gigs with jazz greats such as Joe Henderson.
Additional information, visit www.dannzinn.com