Zachary Granger was born in Columbus, Ohio on February 9th, 1992. After moving to West Chester, Ohio at a young age Zachary was an active member in the Concert Bands and Jazz Bands in the Lakota Local School District. After auditioning for Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music in 2010, Zachary was accepted to the program on scholarship. Zachary graduated Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music with a BA in Jazz Studies in 2015.
Zachary started performing with local rock bands and small jazz combos when he was 16 and he currently performs regularly with the Randy Linville Big Band, The Sly Band, The Blue Water Kings, The Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and The Craig Bailey Sextet.
Zack freelances regularly, both performing and arranging, with a variety of different bands and styles in the tristate area.