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Zach Deputy Brings His Able Fingers to Funky Buddha Lounge

Zach Deputy Brings His Able Fingers to Funky Buddha Lounge

Dexterity. Without it, guitar solos would sound like crap. 

And as for one-man bands, forget it. A solo artist tackling every element of a song without dexterity is as reliable as an iPad sans 3G capabilities on a road trip. 

Few people understand the importance of musical dexterity better than South Carolinian jam-funk man Zach Deputy. He'll perform at Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca Raton on November 29. "It's pretty much like an eight-piece band as one guy," Deputy recently said in an interview with Erie, Pennsylvania,'s Times-News

"Simply put, I do live looping, which is playing each instrument individually. But once I play it, it's recorded into a looping machine, which plays it back and allows me to play on top of it -- mostly guitar and percussion. My guitar is a synth guitar, so it can sound like anything you want, from a choir to a saxophone to a big bass." 

Influenced by, "Motown, country music, R&B, a lot of gospel, and a lot of island -- calypso, salsa, merengue," Deputy's sets are as diverse as his taste in music, effortlessly blending elements from each aforementioned genre. Don't miss out.

Zach Deputy, 9 p.m. Thursday, November 29, at Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery, 2621 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton. Tickets cost $12. Call 561-368-4643.

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