Zen is a professional musician, singer, guitarist and performer with over a decade of performance experience, as well as one of Ivy Hill Entertainment's founding members. He currently has a repertoire of over 100 cover songs and is available for hire in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles as both a live solo-musician, a band leader, and a DJ.
In 2006 he graduated from The Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA and then spent several years in the San Francisco Bay Area fronting indie rock outfit Please Do Not Fight and teaching music - both as a one-on-one private instructor and in big high school and middle school classes.
Zen's cover repertoire includes many classic, modern and indie tracks by artists such as Jack Johnson, The Beatles, The Black Crowes, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Bob Marley, Neil Young, Louis Armstrong, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash, Cat Stevens, Tracy Chapman, The Cure, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Nirvana, Green Day, Mumford & Sons, Radiohead, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Weezer, Bright Eyes, The Shins , Eels and more. He is happy to accommodate your special tune and is a fan of all types of music, from country to hip-hop to blues, so no request is too strange!
Zen has the experience to know that any event has a lot of moving pieces and his goal is to make sure the music pieces of your event fall into place smoothly and as stress-free as possible!