The Zak Pack

The Zak Pack are a five piece jazz combo that has captivated audiences around New Zealand with their tight arrangements and smooth sound, playing a  comprehensive list of American songbook standards combined with unique jazz renditions of classic 80s tunes

The driving force behind the band, Zak Dikvert brings a wealth of experience & knowledge to the band. He has been playing jazz guitar professionally for more than 25 years. Accompanied by Wellington’s finest musicians, band leader Zak’s smooth vocal texture and unique interpretation to lyrics transforms each song into a musical experience.

Their new show Let’s Misbehave is an exhibition of the American Songbook Standards (with some surprises), from New Orleans to Broadway.

  • Vocals & guitar: Zak Dikvert
  • Piano: Anita Schwabe
  • Saxophones: Alex Nyman
  • Bass: Nick Tipping
  • Drums: Grey Craford

Special guest Chris Fox on Trombone.

Read this article in the Otago Daily Times about where Zak’s passion for jazz comes from.