For 22 years, Zach Sukuweh has been working with sound as a healing modality using the Didjeridu, Drum and Voice. Playing for Ecstatic and African dance classes and offering group and individual Sound healing sessions.
After spending extensive time in Australia developing a deep respect for the aboriginal roots and craft of the dijeridu, he has gone on to perform and teach with world renown musicians and healers most notably with Australian Canadian master didjeridu player, Shine. Together Zach and Shine performed concerts, taught workshops on how to play the didjeridu, and offered sound healing sessions at Hollyhock Leadership Learning Centre, throughout Japan, and along the Pacific Coast of Canada and the US.
While living on Quadra and Cortes Island in B.C., Coast Salish territory and Zach's homeland, Zach crafted his own drums, didjeridus and wood burl sound resonators which he uses for his sessions.
For many years, Zach studied with and played the music of Babatunde Olatunji with his teacher and friend, Gordy Ryan.
Island Rhythm band, an ensemble of up to 19 musicians performed and toured the west coast and was the house band for Hollyhock Leadership Learning Centre for many years.
Some of the highlights in his career have been to play and perform at Hollyhock Leadership Learning Centre with Rhiannon, Ysaye Barnwell, Anne Mortifee, Margie Gillis, and Russil Paul. While in San Fransisco, Zach played with Mickey Hart
in Grace Cathedral for an Earth Day ceremony.
Zach preformed in opening acts for the incredible Micheal Franti, Toots and the Maytals, the Wailers, and a conference for Deepak Chopra and James Millan.
Offering individual sessions in Vancouver at Callinesh, a community for people with cancer, was amongst the most rewarding and deeply healing work he has done.