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Zac Bio

Zac Leger - Irish Bouzouki, Whistles, Accordion, Vocals

  

Zac Leger is a gifted musician with two decades of experience touring and playing music professionally. He holds numerous medals on various instruments from both the U.S. and Ireland, including an All-Ireland medal on the Irish uilleann pipes, one of few Americans to hold this prestigious title.

 

He has appeared on over a two dozen albums and has played, recorded and performed with The Border Collies, John Doyle, John Whelan, Mike Dugger, Glen Road, Liz Carroll, Molly's Revenge, Scottish fiddler Jamie Laval, Quinn and Qristina Bachand, singer Colleen Raney, citternist Joseph Sobol, Canadian alt folk legends The Duhks, Oisre (of which he was a founding member), accordionist Dave Munnelly, LA-based Irish-trad/Jazz fusion band The Brilliant Gypsies, and world-renowned finger-style guitarist Al Petteway.

 

He also toured with highly acclaimed stage productions like Women of Ireland, An Irish Christmas, Emerald Beat, Celtic Crossroads and Ireland: the Show (for which he has also served as musical director). Highly in demand as both an accompanist and instrumentalist, he travels, performs and teaches music all over the U.S, Canada and Ireland and currently resides in Portland, Oregon.