Zawinul Named Down Beat Synthesizer/Electric Keyboard Player of Year

Josef Zawinul was once again voted the top synthesizer/electric keyboard player in the 66th annual Down Beat magazine readers poll. He was also accorded that honor in the magazine’s annual critics poll earlier this year.

Meanwhile, according to the official Zawinul Syndicate web site, Zawinul is working on a new studio album due for April 2002 release. Guests will include Jeff Beck, Richard Bona, Paco Sery, Zakir Hussein, Bob Malach, and Alex Acuna.

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