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This was the  final Jam on Oct. 27, 2014

Monday, October 27, 7 PM

with special guest

drummer, author, educator and motivational speaker


at The Rutledge


Zoro Promo Photo 3 copyDo you have what it takes to make it big?

Find out by attending “An Inspirational Evening with Zoro”

The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success In The Music Industry

Through Zoro’s “Big Gig” presentation, you will receive the keys to redefining success as a musician in the 21st century. Zoro will share from his 30 plus years at the forefront of the music industry as a world-renowned drummer for artists such as Lenny Kravitz and many others. Based on his critically acclaimed book, The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking for Success, the internationally renowned rock star reveals the true power behind the art of achievement in a way only he is able and equips you with the necessary tools to make it big. After his talk he will be performing a mini set with the Nashville Berklee Jam House Band, after which he will be available to personally autograph your copy of The Big Gig. The cost of the book is $20.

This event is open to the public and free to Berklee alums with a $5 cover for non-alumni (each alum can have one guest get in for free). After Zoro’s portion of the evening there will be a limited open jam which will be first come first serve (all styles welcome, if you would like to play original songs please bring number or chord charts).

About Zoro:

Known as the “Minister of Groove,” Zoro is an internationally renowned rock star, motivational speaker, author and the consummate definition of the rare man who marches to the beat of a different drum.

As one of the world’s most respected musicians, Zoro has sat on the drummer’s throne commanding some of the most famous stages in the world of rock and R&B music. Z has toured and recorded with Lenny Kravitz; Bobby Brown; Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons; Jody Watley; Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind & Fire; and many others. As author of the critically acclaimed and highly successful book, The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking For Success, Zoro has equipped countless musicians with the tools needed to excel and succeed.

A powerful and purposeful communicator who is all heart and soul, Zoro connects with people of all ages simply because he’s real, relevant and relatable. The indelible mark Z makes with his music, words and life continues to have a profound impact on those who come across his path.

To learn more about and connect with Zoro, visit or

This event is hosted by Eric Normand ‘89 and Jeffrey Lien ’03. Please e-mail if you have any questions.

The Rutledge,  410 4the Avenue South, Nashville TN 37201


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