VICTORIA & ZETA FIVE
VICTORIA & ZETA FIVE: THE BAND
Solo artist Victoria Hammill with her electric Zeta Five string violin powered by Mesa Boogie and Real McCoy - is a true blues/rock/rhythm 'n blues/jazz fusion violinist and vocalist, with passion, energy, tone, and stellar delivery and presence.
With a solid rhythm section, Victoria & Zeta Five create a unique and magical signature sound that captivates the listeners with a fusion of American blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, funk, Afro Pop, Latin Brazilian, originals and covers.
Depending upon the venue, the Austin-based VICTORIA & ZETA FIVE BAND performs as a 4 piece core with vocals, electric violin, guitar, drums and percussion, and bass; to a 6 piece with keyboard and/or sax and/or harmonica and/or backup vocals.
The Zeta Five Band includes some of the finest guitarists, bassists, drummers, percussionists, keyboardist, sax and harp players to round out the full energetic sound.
Victoria Hammill will create the right combo for your event.
VICTORIA & ZETA FIVE: THE DYNAMIC DUO
An eclectic mix of originals and covers with Victoria Hammill (vocals, violin, guitar) and Sergio Yazbek (rhythm and lead guitar).
VICTORIA & ZETA FIVE: Três Dimensões
The Dynamic Duo featuring native Brazilian, Luiz Coutinho, on percussion, adds a twist of Latin Brazilian - Afro Pop.
VICTORIA HAMMILL: SOLO
Victoria is available for hire to perform with other bands and small ensembles, wedding ceremonies, and other special events.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS (Too numerous to list here. Please visit http://zetafive.com/performance-highlights.htm)
VICTORIA HAMMILL (Vocals / Violin)
Nominated by the Music City Blues Society (Nashville, Tennessee) for the Bluesy Award, in the category of "Other Instrumentalist" for three consecutive years - Victoria is a modern pioneer in electric violin. As a performing artist, musician, and songwriter, she has sung and played professionally as a blues violinist with rock, rhythm and blues, funk and jazz influences for 17+ years.
LUIZ COUTINHO (Drums / Percussion):
Luiz Coutinho is a musician, drummer, and percussionist from Brazil, born into a family and culture of music and spirituality. While a young boy growing up in Brazil, Coutinho participated in several samba schools ‐‐ Blocos Afros and Afoxes ‐‐ collaborating with other musicians and studies, traveling all over Brazil, studying Brazilian culture from north to south.
SERGIO YAZBEK (Lead & Rhythm Guitar):
Sergio Yazbek is from São Paulo, Brazil, and has been a professional musician for the last 30 years and, prior to coming to Austin in 2014, spent 15 years living in Rio de Janeiro recording and touring with one of the most famous pop reggae bands in Brazil, Cidade Negra.
MARCO ANTONIO SANTOS:
Marco Antonio Santos is a guitarist, bassist, arranger and composer from Brazil. He has performed with jazz, funk and pop artists from Brazil, predominantly from São Paulo. In August 2016, Marco relocated from Brazil to Austin, Texas.
Blues, Latin/World, Rock