Zakk Jones is a Columbus based guitarist, composer/arranger, and educator with a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Capital University. In his 7+ years on the Columbus scene he has had the opportunity to play at major venues and festivals both locally and all over the country. He regularly tours and performs with Doc Robinson, Popgun, Safety Squad, Chris Jamison (from NBC’s The Voice), the Andy Shaw Band, the Coasters (legendary R&B group), Tony Monaco and his own trio in addition to others. He has studied with Stan Smith, Lage Lund, Peter Mazza, Corey Christiansen, Jonathan Kreisberg, and Gilad Hekselman. Besides performing, Zakk Jones is an adjunct faculty member at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University where he heads the guitar studio.