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