This musical series is made possible by the generous funding from CUJEF, specifically the Samuel and Sadie Small Fund for Jewish Arts and Culture (teen and community events), the Goldberg-Gordon-Yairi Fund for Seniors, and the Libby & Harry Miller Memorial Fund (Chai Seniors program and box lunches).
Zach Mayer is one of today’s young leading lights in Jewish music. With over 10 million hits on YouTube for his "Subway Sax Battle", Zach has performed with John Zorn, Frank London, Michael Alpert, Joey Weisenberg, and Bobby McFerrin. He performs internationally with Zion80, a 10-piece Jewish Afrobeat band inspired by the music of Shlomo Carlebach, and his folk sextet, Night Tree, has toured internationally and has released two albums produced by Seamus Egan of SOLAS. He has been on the faculty at the Brandeis Institute of Music and Art, Laguardia Arts High School in Manhattan, and teaches at Jewish music festivals worldwide. He received his Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory in Boston.
Watch a video featuring original music from Zach's latest album, Modeh Ani.