Bassist, composer, producer, and instructor Zachary Teran lives in the Reno/Tahoe area, where he graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz and Improvisational Music. While in the Northern Nevada area he had the opportunity to study and play with the likes of Peter Epstein, David Ake, Hans Halt, Drew Gress, Ben Wendel, Esperanza Spalding, Ben Street, along with other notable jazz figures. After graduating, he moved to Boulder, Colorado where he quickly became a contributing force in the local jazz community.
Zack leads his new group, the Zach Teran Group, in Comma Courtyard on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, from 2:30 to 3:30. Zach has been playing in the area for several years and is part of the group, The Novelists. He is joined on this performance by Chris Gillette on tenor saxophone, Brandon Sherman on trumpet, and Miguel Jimenez-Cruz on drums.