A native of Montreal, Canada, Zack Lober is a bassist, composer, DJ, and music producer based in New York City since 2005. He is a co-founder of the critically acclaimed jazz groups “The Story” and “Byproduct” and currently leads his own group called “The Ancestry Project”, a performance piece featuring music and video that also incorporates his musical explorations with turntables. He is also active as an educator and clinician and holds a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music.
He has performed in NYC as a sideman in groups led by artists including David Binney, Henry Threadgill, Butch Morris, Frank London, John Escreet, Greg Ward, Jamie Baum, Lars Dietrich and Samir Zarif and has also performed throughout Europe, India, Mexico, Canada, and the United States in bands led by Ingrid Jensen, Christine Jensen, Diederik Rijpstra, Chet Doxas, Christophe Schweizer, as well as with “The Story”.
Zack is also active in the rock and pop world and has performed and/or recorded with artists including Caro Emerald, Zach Williams (of The Lone Bellow), Jessica Williams (Girls), The Swingle Singers, Adam Sullivan, Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy (The Cult).