A native of Montreal, Canada, via NYC and Boston, Zack Lober is a bassist, composer, DJ, and music producer now based in The Netherlands. 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 the co-leader of the collective quartet “Landline” along with fellow members Chet Doxas, Jacob Sacks, and Vinnie Sperrazza. He is active as an educator and clinician and holds a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music.
He has performed as a band member 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, Benoit Charest, 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, Emma Frank, Adam Sullivan, Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy (The Cult).