Zayn Mohammed's influences, George Benson. Zayn is UK based, award-winning multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer & guitarist extraordinaire. Growing up playing Flamenco and jazz from the tender age of 3, he appeared on TV and recorded his first album at the age of 12 before attending and graduating from the renowned Berklee College of Music, where he received his BA degree in jazz performance & was twice recipient of ‘Guitar Achievement Award’. He has received life-long mentorship from jazz-pianist Ahmad Jamal, founder of the 'cool jazz style' & main influenced to Miles Davis amongst many others. Jamal is a big influence on Zayn’s music and artistry. Zayn has also studied with the great jazz saxophonists Wayne Shorter and Joe Lovano, award-winning bassist John Patitucci amongst others, while he was in the United States. He has performed all over the USA at renowned festivals and jazz clubs such as The Blue Note, NYC, opening for artists such as Stanley Clarke of Chick Corea and the great Pat Martino.

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Zayn Mohammed

"Zayn shows what guitar is all about, its about invention - he's truly a star!" says one of Zayn Mohammed's influences, George Benson. Zayn is UK based, award-winning multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer & guitarist extraordinaire. Growing up playing Flamenco and jazz from the tender age of 3, he appeared on TV and recorded his first album at the age of 12 before attending and graduating from the renowned Berklee College of Music, where he received his BA degree in jazz performance & was twice recipient of ‘Guitar Achievement Award’. He has received life-long mentorship from jazz-pianist Ahmad Jamal, founder of the 'cool jazz style' & main influenced to Miles Davis amongst many others. Jamal is a big influence on Zayn’s music and artistry. Zayn has also studied with the great jazz saxophonists Wayne Shorter and Joe Lovano, award-winning bassist John Patitucci amongst others, while he was in the United States. He has performed all over the USA at renowned festivals and jazz clubs such as The Blue Note, NYC, opening for artists such as Stanley Clarke of Chick Corea and the great Pat Martino.


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