Retail Manager - N
Joined in
2012
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)

Solo Artist, Clinician

Expertise

Woodwinds, Guitar, Pro Audio, Saxophones, Keyboards, Brass, Orchestral Strings

Performance Experience

10+ Years from small clubs to larger venues like House of Blues and Hard Rock Cafe, 10+ Years of Professional Studio Experience

Teaching Experience

5+ Years Private Saxophone Instruction, Saxophone Clinician

Specialties / Genres Taught

Jazz, Classical, Funk, Soul, R&B, Rock

Musical Interests

Jazz, Funk, Rock, Fusion, Jam Band

Education

Bachelor of Music, University of Houston, Marketing Minor, Bauer School of Business

Current Projects

Debut Solo Album Released 2014, New Studio Album in the Works

Favorite Instruments

Guitar, Saxes

Favorite Bands

Dave Matthews Band, Bill Evans, Jeff Coffin, Josh Redman, Bob Reynolds, Dave Koz, Eric Darius, Richard Elliot

Zach Spruill

Retail Manager - N

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. - Aldous Huxley

About Me

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As a Music Business graduate of the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, Zach was fortunate to be able to study with saxophone performance and recording artist Woody Witt, and be a member of the University's Jazz Orchestra under the direction of trumpet professional Noe Marmolejo. Other studies during his tenure at U of H took place at the Bauer College of Business where he earned a minor in marketing. Prior to his arrive at the university, Zach studied under popular Houston jazz saxophonist, Marting Langford, and classical saxophonist extraordinaire, Doug Skinner, at Texas State University.
 
Zach has extensive experience performing as a solo artist as well as part of jam bands, big bands, jazz combos, wind ensembles, and smaller chamber ensembles and is an endorsed artist of RS Berkeley Musical Instruments and Rovner Products, Inc. He has been fortunate to work with some of the finest talents the music industry has to offer from Houston to the New England states and Los Angeles. He's shared studios with producers, engineers, and musicians responsible for the success of Jason Mraz, Lifehouse, Prince, Usher, and more. Performing in a variety of different groups has placed him on stage with some of the greatest of today's musicians including jazz greats Bill Evans, Vincent Herring, Conrad Herwig, and Jon Faddis as well as popular artists Edwin McCain, Green River Ordinance, Lucinda Williams, and more. Zach has performed on large stages like House of Blues and Hard Rock Cafe as well as smaller jazz clubs, major television networks like FOX, ABC, and CBS, and radio stations in Texas and surrounding areas.
 
As a member of Music & Arts' team since 2012, Zach has helped countless instrumentalists of all ages and ability leveles find their ideal next-step instrument and accessories. A great sound on your instrument comes from you as the player, but the right equipment takes players to the next level. Come on in to our Frisco store today and let Zach help you or your student find their best sound.

 

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