Man, I've heard most of your set [with zBug ], it was fuckin' brilliant! What you do on your bass [ NS Design CR6-string electric cello ] is amazing, ok it's amazing, REALLY amazing! Ah, so impressed... what your first song reminded me of was... [ Airto Moreira's Nativity featuring Jaco Pastorius ] of the greatest things I've ever heard in my life.
- Paul L. Wexler - producer, recording, mastering (Warner Bros. Records, Island Records, etc.)
Artist | Sonic Architect, Composer, Improviser | Endorsing Artist
UPDATE, JAN 9: Just added... I will be presenting a solo set to opening this Thursday night music engagement then zBug (trio) will follow kicking off 2020 with a new sonic engagement at the legendary Outsound Presents' LSG Creative Music Series in San Francisco, California. See you there in-person with your ears open wide!

SAT, APR 11: Paul Wexler's Wexwax returns to The Monkey House in Berkeley, California featuring Robbie Bean - drums; Peter Harris - electric guitar (Quicksilver Messenger Service); Alex Baum - electric bass (Joe Henderson); and myself - NS Design CR6-string electric cello, Moog synthesizer ( Eddie Gale, zBug).

THU, JAN 9: David Leikam (solo) and zBug (trio) - LSG Creative Music Series | The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, California
SLIDING SCALE $8-15 | All ages welcome, no one refused for lack of funds.

8PM San Francisco-based composer-performer and bandleader. Being born with cerebral palsy has affected his body and speech, giving him a distinct view into his creative arts/music process and being largely a self-taught multi-instrumentalist.

  • David Leikam – NS Design CR5-string bass / CR6-string cello, Moog synthesizer

9PM zBug is a psychedelic jazz trio. Found in 2006 by David and features veteran musicians from the SFBA.

SAT, APR 11: Paul Wexler’s Wexwax | The Monkey House, Berkeley, California

After a great run of gigs in NYC ("We had a blast!" - Talking Head, Chris Frantz), Wexwax is raring to play the Bay Area again in 2020 at The Monkey House . We are going to turn it out and rock the house!

Wexwax is a musical collective centered around Paul Wexler , an artist who spent his life on the other side of the glass. While employed by Warner Brothers, Island & later Atlantic, Paul produced and helped such artists as the Grateful Dead, Van Morrison, The B52s, The GoGos, The Mutants, The Weirdos, Tin Huey, James Brown and The Fleshtones record their music.