Zoro on DC LIVE
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Zoro is the consummate definition of the rare man who marches to the beat of a different drum.
Zoro has sat on the drummer’s throne commanding some of the most famous stages in the world of rock and R&B music. Known as the Minister of Groove, Z has long been in the spotlight – stationed center stage behind some of the most celebrated artists in modern music history. Zoro has toured and recorded with Lenny Kravitz, Bobby Brown, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, The New Edition, Jody Watley, Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vanessa Paradis, Sean Lennon and Lisa Marie Presley, to name only a few.
An award-winning, in-demand drummer, educator, motivational speaker and author, this internationally renowned musician also has written his fourth book, The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success (available December 2011). The Big Gig is an intriguing and comprehensive insider’s guide for independent musicians who want to break into the highly competitive music industry. And it's much more! The Big Gig is a metaphor for the big picture of life. Channeling music industry savvy from the stage to the page, Zoro provides a template for success – for everyone, regardless of career – by covering the vocational, personal and spiritual aspects of achievement.
During three decades of creating music, Z has worked tirelessly to take drumming to a new level. Throughout his career, Zoro consistently has been voted the No. 1 R&B drummer and clinician in the world by premier music industry publications such as Modern Drummer, Drum! and Rhythm magazines.
“Zoro wrote the book on dynamics, touch, control and groove,” Modern Drummer Magazine writes of Zoro’s musical sensitivities.
Z also authored the No. 1 award-winning and best-selling book and DVD package The Commandments of R&B Drumming (with The Commandments of R&B Drumming Play Along Book and CD). His third book, The Commandments of Early Rhythm & Blues, is another award-gathering musicians’ manual. It was the winner of a Drummie! Award for Best Drumming Book in Drum! magazine.
All heart and soul, Zoro is highly regarded and sought after simply because he’s real, relevant, relatable and connects with all generations. Z is passion personified and motivated to serve people as well as inspire his audiences with all he has and does. To learn more about Zoro, visit the following sites: