UNCLE Z plays stuff that seems like it can't be performed with just acoustic guitar and bass.
Their eclectic set list includes songs you know and love, songs you forgot you loved, and some originals tunes that you'll feel like you already know. With just a few instruments and minimal effects (no digital loops or drum machines!) they create an energetic and big sound.
Doug Zernow (guitar, vocals, occasional ukulele) picked up the guitar the day after he saw The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show. Zack Light (electric bass) is well-known in northern Michigan as one of the finest bassists in northern Michigan. He's played everything from metal to folk, and it shows.... See MoreSee Less
Luke Woltanski is a Glen Arbor based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He plays around Northern Michigan during the spring and summer, and during the late fall and winter is a frequent act at venues in Northern Georgia. He plays with the style of James Taylor and Jimmy Buffett, with a focus on improvisation and storytelling. He has published three studio records under his record label Resonate Widely Studios, and is best known for his harmonica improvisation. Dan Palmer is an active guitarist, composer, and educator based in southern Michigan. He performs throughout the Midwest in a wide variety of settings, including Jazz, Classical, Improvised Music, Celtic, acoustic fingerstyle, Folk, Rock, and other various genres. Dan holds a B.A. in Music Performance from Albion College, as well as an M.M. from the University of Toledo. Dan is currently a professor of music at Albion College and Hillsdale College. The two of them together make a duo with unmistakable onstage chemistry, and a show built around improvisation. Anything can happen!... See MoreSee Less