Zach Lucas started playing professionally at the age of fifteen with a ska band called the "Heptals." He was accepted into the New England Conservatory in '99 and headed to Boston. There he studied with Jerry Bergonzi, Danilo Perez, Hankus Netsky, Bob Brookemeyer, and George Garzone. It was there where he helped form the band Bootyjuice. After graduating in 2003, he moved to New York City, where he frequently performed with Lifted, Bootyjuice, Message, and The Youngblood Brass Band. His recording credits include: India Arie, Bad Rabbits, Brand Nubian, Talib Kweli, The Pharcyde, Andy Grammer, Macy Gray, Big Daddy Kane, Side Car NY, and Anthony Hamilton. He is recognized as a musician on the Grammy award winning album 44/876 (Sting and Shaggy), which won in the Best Reggae Album category in 2018.