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Electronic Press Kit

Jacob Zang on stage with a guitar at jergels rhythm grille

Jacob Zang is a versatile guitarist based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Over the last 10 years, he has been involved with almost all environments that a guitarist can be involved with.  He can be seen on the stage and in the studio, playing in the genres of rock, funk, country, blues, acoustic, worship, jazz, RnB, gospel, and more.

As a sideman, he has backed up artists such as Lou Christie, The Drifters, The Vogues, Terry Sylvester, The Hobbs Sisters, Frank Vieira, Ashley Marina, and countless other musical acts.  Also, he is currently touring with singer, Chris Ruggiero.  As an artist, he regularly plays public-facing shows with his band Fusion Illusion.  On Sunday mornings, he leads the Worship Band at Pleasant Hills Community Presbyterian Church.  Jacob endorses Wampler Pedals.


Jacob graduated from Duquesne University with a degree in Music Technology and focus in Jazz Guitar.  He has studied with Mark Koch, Eric Susoeff, Thomas Kikta, Jay Weaver, Scott Elliot, and Alex Price.

Demo Reel


Jacob Zang Demo Reel 2023
00:00 / 02:34







ZZ Top - La Grange

Fusion Illusion - Work It Out

Maria Constantine -

Is This As Clear As It Gets?

Hoagy Carmichael - Stardust

Rachel Whitcomb - A Fifth at a Time

Steel Mill Rising - No More


Guitars, Pedals, and Amps


  • EVH Wolfgang Special, 2010

  • Fender Player Series Stratocaster, 2021

  • Fender American Professional Telecaster, 2017​


  • Taylor GTe Urban Ash (Acoustic/Electric), 2021

  • Kay Banjo, c. 1970


  1. Empress Input Buffer

  2. Dunlop Cry Baby Wah

  3. Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

  4. Wampler Ego Compressor

  5. MXR EVH Phase 90

  6. Insert Point through patch bay

  7. JHS Morning Glory V4 Overdrive

  8. Vertex Ultraphonix MkII Overdrive (not pictured)

  9. MXR Analog Chorus (not pictured)

  10. Ernie Ball Stereo Volume

  11. Boss DD-7 Digital Delay

  12. TC Electronic Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

  13. TC Electronic Boost

  14. Empress Output Buffer

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  • Fender Twin Tonemaster

  • Universal Audio UAFX Dream '65 (for direct recording)

  • Fender Hot Rod Deluxe

Jacob Zang's guitars on a couch
Jacob Zang's pedalboard
Jacob Zang's amp amplifier Fender Twin Tonemaster
Jacob Zang Wampler pedals endorsement logo



Jacob Zang smiling with guitar
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