T.Z. Wright has been a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter since 1972, among other activities necessary to obtain legal tender. He is a New Mexico resident, Northwest Oklahoma resident, banker, Arts Council executive, procrastinator par excellence, and a compulsive attender of various music festivals. Released an LP of original music and led the first house band at The Motherlode in Red River N.M. mid-1970’s. Released a CD of original music in 2005. T.Z. has been a member of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival House Band since 2003.