Jesse Proteau is a singer, composer and producer from Montreal. The eagerness to harvest deep into his inner sound created Zagata.
He surrounded himself with producer/mixer/songwriter John Nathaniel, DJ and producer Jean-Nicolas Leupi from Le Matos, writer Dylan Ferguson and his mentor Mao. He also had his EP mastered by Grammy Award winning engineer Tom Coyne at the legendary studio Sterling Sound in New-York.
The result of this collaboration is filled with cinematographic sounds reminiscent of what the 80's best had to offer.
With dreamy vocals and big production, Zagata is a living paradox born from a passionate paying tribute to his father’s era.
Today, you can hear from these songs the endless pursuit of the dream and the underlying power of hope grasping melodies in the echoes of a car chase…