March 2009: Zachary “I eat swing charts for breakfast” Degnan

Axe: Fender Squire Stratocaster graphic series ‘obey’

Amp and Effects: Roland Cube and Korg ToneWorks

Favourite Styles: Rock, Blues

Influences: Jack White and Angus Young

Favourite Quote: Yes kent!

Career Highlights: The Guitar Gym “Student of The Month” and being selected for the Kenmore High Big Band.

After training with John Freiberg at The Guitar Gym for just under a year, Zach has made tremendous improvements as a musician.  A keen player from the get go, Zach has a mature and diligent approach to practice and the results show.  His harmonic knowledge and improvisational ability are already at the level of musos far beyond his years.  At just 12 years of age, this fresh faced grade-8 lad auditioned for the Kenmore High Big Band, and secured a chair. The Kenmore High Big Band is renowned for its strong music extension program.