Zakk Jones is a Columbus, OH based guitarist, bandleader, and educator with a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Capital University. In his 8+ 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, Safety Squad, Popgun, Birdshack, Insane Jazz Posse, Tony Monaco, the Zakk Jones Trio and many more artists/bands. He has studied with Stan Smith, Julian Lage, Ben Monder, Corey Christiansen, Jonathan Kreisberg, and Gilad Hekselman among others. Besides performing, Zakk Jones is an adjunct faculty member at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University where he heads the guitar studio.