LIVE PERFORMER - STUDIO MUSICIAN
NATIONALLY PUBLISHED GRAPHIC DESIGNER
As a Music Business graduate of the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Zach was fortunate to be able to study with saxophone performance and recording artist Woody Witt, and be a member of the University's Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Noe Marmolejo. Other studies during his tenure at U of H took place at the university's Bauer School of Business where he earned a Minor in Marketing. Prior to arriving at U of H, Zach studied under popular Houston jazz saxophonist Martin Langford and Doug Skinner of Texas State University in San Marcos.
Zach has extensive experience performing as a solo artist as well as part of jam bands, big bands, jazz combos, wind ensembles, and smaller chamber ensembles at venues large and small. He is an endorsed artist of RS Berkeley Musical Instruments and Rovner Products, Inc. Zach has been fortunate to work with some of the finest talents the music industry has to offer from Texas to the New England states and Los Angeles. He's shared studios with producers, engineers, and musicians responsible for the success of Jason Mraz, Lifehouse, Prince, Usher, and more. Performing in a variety of different groups has placed him on stage with some of the greatest of today's musicians including jazz greats Bill Evans, Vincent Herring, Conrad Herwig, and Jon Faddis as well as popular artists Edwin McCain, Green River Ordinance, Lucinda Williams, and more. Zach has performed on large stages like House of Blues and Hard Rock Cafe as well as smaller jazz clubs, major television networks like FOX, ABC, and CBS, and radio stations in South Texas and surrounding areas.
On the business side of things, Zach has been involved in facilitating and promoting large events in partnership with companies like Live Nation, House of Blues, and Hard Rock Cafe. His graphic design work has been displayed in national publications like Downbeat Magazine, MMR Magazine, and more. He has significant experience building events from the ground up and promoting them through many different forms of media from online to print. Zach has a strong graphic design background and specializes in social media marketing campaigns. He has also headed marketing campaigns involving local press, television, and radio, hand-to-hand street team style promotions, consignment sales, and local business partnerships. Other skills and services Zach offers include web design and maintenance, print design, and marketing consultations.