Fire Garden is a music project founded in Chicago in 2011. A brainchild of songwriter Zee Baig the music fuses progressive rock with wide range of styles such as rock, industrial, jazz and metal. Their main philosophy is to portray emotions with sound and lyrics without compromising the soul of music.
Fire Garden with 2 full length records Far and Near (2016) and Sound of Majestic Colors (2014) along with one EP The Prelude (2012) is continue to breaching all the rules on exploration to define its own sound.
Zee is the mastermind, songwriter, guitarist, lyricist and a founding member of Fire Garden. He is self-taught musician.
Zee is dedicated and passionate about music although he likes and listens to all kind of music but he found his true love in progressive rock and metal which gives him much freedom to express. About writing songs he says
Most of the songs i write while on the road or traveling. I record the songs riff ideas on my cell phone using voice or video then later manipulate them on guitar. Also being a musician you become very sensitive and absorb your surroundings a lot
Zee main influences are the music of late 60s and early 70s and bands like Dream theater, Pink floyd, King Crimson, Opeth, Porcupine Tree, Steven wilson and Classic bands like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and many more. He got a huge respect for guitar players like John Petrucci, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Allan Holdsworth, Steve Morse and Guthrie Govan.