Zac Zinger ザック・ジンガー

Composer, Arranger, Multi-Instrumentalist

"You make me want to go home and practice."  -Benny Golson, jazz legend

"I'm very excited to see what Zac is doing with the shakuhachi." -James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi Grand Master

Awards

  • 2016 Asian Cultural Council Artist Grant

  • 2015 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

  • 2014 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

  • 2013 ASCAP Johnny Mandel Prize

  • 2013 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

  • 2012 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

  • 2010 Herb Pomeroy Composition/Arranging Award

  • 2009 Herb Pomeroy Composition/Arranging Award

  • 2007 Pittsburgh Jazz Society Leadership Award

  • 2007 Irene S. and Harry Louik Theatre Arts Award

Discography

Composer, Arranger, Flute, Clarinet

Composer, Arranger, Flute, Clarinet

Composer, Arranger, Saxophones

Composer, Arranger, Saxophones

Bansuri, Shinobue

Bansuri, Shinobue

Arranger, Bandleader, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Shakuhachi

Arranger, Bandleader, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Shakuhachi

Arranger, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet, EWI

Arranger, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet, EWI

(Okami Henkyokushuu Vol. 2: Jazz): Arranger, Bandleader, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet, Shakuhachi

(Okami Henkyokushuu Vol. 2: Jazz): Arranger, Bandleader, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet, Shakuhachi

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor/Bari Sax

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor/Bari Sax

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor Sax, EWI  #1 album overall on iTunes, May 2016

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor Sax, EWI

#1 album overall on iTunes, May 2016

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor Sax, EWI  #1 soundtrack on iTunes, #13 overall , December 2014

Horn Arranger, Alto/Tenor Sax, EWI

#1 soundtrack on iTunes, #13 overall , December 2014

Tenor sax, Soprano sax, Shakuhachi

Tenor sax, Soprano sax, Shakuhachi

Alto Sax, Shakuhachi, EWI

Alto Sax, Shakuhachi, EWI

Baritone Saxophone

Baritone Saxophone

String Arranger

String Arranger

Shakuhachi, Bansuri

Shakuhachi, Bansuri

Arranger, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet, EWI

Arranger, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet, EWI

Soprano/Alto Sax, Flute

Soprano/Alto Sax, Flute

Composer, Bandleader, Alto Sax

Composer, Bandleader, Alto Sax

Composer, Bandleader, Alto Sax

Composer, Bandleader, Alto Sax

Production Manager, Arranger, Saxes, EWI

Production Manager, Arranger, Saxes, EWI

Tenor Sax

Tenor Sax

Arranger

Arranger

Soprano/Alto Sax

Soprano/Alto Sax

 

Video Games

Composer, Arranger, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet

Composer, Arranger, Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet

Arranger, Flute, Alto Flute, Shakuhachi, Bansuri, Pan Flute, Quena

Arranger, Flute, Alto Flute, Shakuhachi, Bansuri, Pan Flute, Quena

Bansuri, Shinobue

Bansuri, Shinobue

Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Flute, Clarinet

Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Flute, Clarinet

(Moonlight Blade OL) Dizi

(Moonlight Blade OL) Dizi

(Xuan Yuan Sword) Dizi

(Xuan Yuan Sword) Dizi

(Honor of Kings) Bansuri, Dizi

(Honor of Kings) Bansuri, Dizi

Composer, Arranger, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet

Composer, Arranger, Mixing Engineer, Saxes, Flute, Clarinet

 
Composer, Sound Designer

Composer, Sound Designer

Film

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer, Flute, Clarinet, Sax

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer, Flute, Clarinet, Sax

Big Band Arranger, Saxophones

Big Band Arranger, Saxophones

Horn Arranger, Saxophones

Horn Arranger, Saxophones

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer, Flute, Clarinet, Saxes

Composer, Orchestrator, Mixing Engineer, Flute, Clarinet, Saxes

Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor

Composer, Orchestrator, Conductor