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Zhongyu and Super Z Attack Team

These two bands are related both by the prominence of the letter Z and the compositions of Jon Davis. Zhongyu is a five-piece, primarily studio project, and Super Z Attack Team (SZAT) is a trio, a subset of the full band (along the lines of the legendary "small, highly mobile unit"). Who knows, there may be other configurations in the future...

Personnel:

  • Jon Davis — Most of the compositions, Chapman Stick, guzheng, keyboards, theremin, electronics, percussion, miscellaneous toys (Zhongyu + SZAT)
  • James DeJoie — Baritone saxophone, flute, bass clarinet, bamboo flute, percussion, voice, electronics (Zhongyu + SZAT)
  • Randy Doak — Drums, percussion (Zhongyu + SZAT)
  • Dennis Rea — Acoustic and electric guitars (Zhongyu)
  • Alicia DeJoie — Electric violin (Zhongyu)

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Direct link to purchase the CD: http://bit.ly/23Rsa3C
Direct link to purchase DOWNLOAD (FLAC/ALAC/WAV/MP3-320): https://zhongyu-moonjune.bandcamp.com

Here's the promotional trailer for the album. Check out the Live page for some live videos.

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Latest news

Another Super Z show — September 2 at the High Dive

2017 is already a year with more activity than ever before for this group of quixotic musical explorers. And the gigs keep coming...

This is going to be another weird and wonderful bill. At the center we have The Squirrels, a Seattle institution featuring some old friends from back in the Wild Debbies era. Opening up will be Mark Nichols and his Everexpanding Experience Machine, which has to be seen to be believed. As it happens, Mark shared a house with Jon while both were students at WSU, and has also worked with Jim. Super Z will finish off the evening with our brand of musical insanity. Check out the Facebook event page and stay up to date on ticket availability. It's a great alternative to the crowded, expensive Bumbershoot festival.

Seaprog 2017 is history!

Thanks to everyone who came out for the show and said nice things about our set. It was great fun, and even with the technical difficulties, about the best sound we've ever had. Pictures to come...

Upcoming Live Show — Super Z Slated for Seaprog 2017

We are thrilled to have been selected to play the Seaprog festival for the second time. Super Z Attack Team will be appearing on the main stage at the Columbia City Theater on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 3:00pm. A few years ago, we got to play the theater's front room, and it's nice to see we're moving up in the world!

Seaprog poster design by Nat Damm

There are lots of other great bands on the bill for this festival, including our local friends Pinto Wagonfire, Fraktal Phantom, and Moon Letters, along with out-of-town acts like Ibex, Human Ottoman, Zero Times Everything, Points North, and Jack o' the Clock. Have a look at the Seaprog site for all the details and to purchase advance tickets. Here's the Facebook event page — make sure you let us know you're coming!

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