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Zak King
Thursday, August 30, 2018: 8:00 PM
$20.00 Admission: BYOB:
Zak King Trio
Zachary King is a Boston-based percussionist, teacher, and composer with an eclectic taste in music. At 16, he began performing as a lead vocalist and drummer for the metal ensemble Epicenter, and since then has worked with a wide array of musicians spanning multiple genres. Zachary attended New England Conservatory in 2015, where he studied under Billy Hart and Bob Moses. Since then he has focused on writing compositions pulling from his diverse range of influences.

Bassist John Hunter has performed in concerts and television appearances from Maine to San Francisco while accompanying such jazz greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Slide Hampton, Sheila Jordan, Jimmy Heath, James Moody, James Williams, Louis Bellson, Milt Jackson, Joe Williams, Paquito d’Rivera, Marian McPartland, and singers Toni Tenille, Maureen McGovern, and The Four Freshmen, and also appeared with such diverse groups as the Broadway touring company of “A Chorus Line” and the Los Angeles Opera a la Carte. He is presently a member of the Seacoast Big Band and the Capital Jazz Orchestra.

Nihco Gallo is a vibraphonist and drummer who has been making music on the seacoast of New Hampshire since 2010. In 2012, Gallo received the Percussive Arts Society’s Terry Gibbs Vibraphone Scholarship, an award that allowed him a semester at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest, where he studied under renowned Hungarian percussionist Bela Zsoldos. While studying at the University of New Hampshire,