Zach Casebolt is an award-winning American violinist and string arranger. As a sought-after studio musician, the recordings he has worked on for both major label and independent artists have sold more than 4 million units and have been nominated for five Grammy awards. Casebolt was a member of legendary Ray Price’s band, “The Cherokee Cowboys," until Price’s death in 2013. He also serves as concertmaster of five-time Grammy winner Roy “Futureman” Wooten’s “Black Mozart Ensemble." Casebolt counts as his teachers some of the most renowned violinists in the world including Isaac Stern and Ani Kavafian, who calls Zach “no ordinary talent ... truly one of a kind.”
In addition to his work with Ray Price and Futureman, Casebolt has enjoyed performing and recording with a wide variety of artists including: Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Kasey Musgraves, Darius Rucker, Kelly Clarkson, Yelawolf, Martina McBride, Ashley Monroe, Brendan Benson, Jars of Clay, Lucie Silvas, 50 Cent, Steve Cropper, Third Day, Mandisa, James Otto, Nicole C. Mullen, Joy Williams and John Paul White, among others. His string work has been featured in numerous major motion pictures, most recently in “Hope Springs," starring Meryl Streep and “The Secret Life of Bee’s," starring Dakota Fanning. Casebolt’s playing has also been featured on a variety of such primetime network television
shows as "Nashville," “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Drop Dead Diva.”
One day in 2015, in a gust of divine intersession, the plans to a prototype of an audio codec and container that synthesized rights holders’ information and real- time payment ability across a crypto-economic state machine came to Casebolt in the shower. Ever since that day, he has been the founder and CEO of Harvest, Inc – a Tennessee based corporation dedicated to doing just that.
Complementing a busy studio schedule, Casebolt maintains an active and eclectic touring and performing calendar with recent performances in venues ranging from the Grand Ole Opry to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival. He is a member of the American Federation of Musicians and a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. In his off-time, Casebolt is an active runner, who makes his home in Nashville.