Zen is a Los Angeles based Singer Songwriter, Guitarist and Performer who has shared the stage with the likes of The Matches, OK Go, The Dø, The Jealous Sound, Finish Ticket, Plain White T's and Young The Giant. He is a graduate of The Musicians Institute with over a decade of teaching and performance experience.
Before relocating to Los Angeles, Zen was a staple of the San Francisco music scene. As lead singer and songwriter for the band Please Do Not Fight he released an LP, two EPs and played throughout the west coast. He hosted a series of events, including the 'Rock Hop' concert series in San Jose, and co-founded Ivy Hill Entertainment, a company dedicated to booking an exciting roster of musicians for weddings and private events.
In LA, Zen performed as Eddie / Doctor Scott in the Rocky Horror Hipster Show in Hollywood, CA for three years in a row. He now writes and performs with his original songwriting project, August Brings, and composes music for series and podcasts.
Zen is a co-founder of Ivy Hill Entertainment and the podcast network Dragon Wagon Radio, on which he hosts his own podcast and event series The House Show Show. He is also the co-host of the podcasts Doctor Whodlums and Listen and Unite.
Zen is currently available for guitar lessons or to perform at your next event.