When did you first begin seriously studying your instrument?

I’ve always been inspired to makes any sort of music and I got a guitar for Christmas a while ago and I’ve always liked of performing for people.

Setup & Music Gear

Gibson Les Paul
Epiphone Les Paul
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Guitarist Zeke Brake

Located in Jefferson

  • Guitar
  • Years Playing: 8 years


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What are you doing with music right now?

I’m currently in a Band with my friends and we’re in the Tri-C Highschool Rock Off going to the final round. I’m also in the Jazz Band in school.

Who are some of your influences?

Snarky Puppy, Lucky Chops, Frank Zappa, Huntertones, Herbie Hancock, Maynard Ferguson, Gordin Goodwin, Joe Bonamassa.

Who do you/have you studied with?

Fred Burazer (band director) and Dennis Drumond

What are some of your goals musically for the future?

I plan on going to Youngstown University and majoring in Music Tech and performance.

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Published by Shannon Kennedy

Shannon Kennedy is a vocalist and saxophonist living in Southern California. She is author of "The Album Checklist" and the founder of Teen Jazz. She has been contributing articles to music magaizines and websites since 2004.