Zac Brown Band is an American country/folk band based in Atlanta, Georgia on the Southern Ground Artists label. The lineup consists of Zac Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy De Martini (fiddle, vocals), John Driskell Hopkins (bass guitar, vocals), Coy Bowles (guitar, keyboards), Chris Fryar (drums), Clay Cook (guitar, keyboards, mandolin, steel guitar, vocals), and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion).
Bios of members who do not have their own pages:
-Chris A. Fryar was born November 22, 1970 in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended Gardendale High School in Gardendale, Alabama; briefly attended the University of North Texas in Denton, TX and went to the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, MS. He has been married twice. His second wife is paralegal Holly Eskew, who he married on May 22, 2010. He has two step-daughters, Allison and Ashley Travis. Chris has a music degree and lives in Mount Olive, Alabama with his family.
-Douglas Clay Cook was born April 20, 1978 in Snellville, Georgia. He went to Smoke Rise Elementary, Tucker High School in Tucker, GA and South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, class of 1996. He married Brooke Ellen Harding on October 25, 2014. Instruments he plays are the acoustic guitar, steel guitar, keyboards and mandolin.
-Matthew Dean Mangano was born May 12, 1976 in Visalia, California. He has two sisters. He graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Matt married Emily, a nurse practitioner and they have a son, Elliott. He plays acoustic guitar, bass guitar and the saxophone. He has his Dad’s Martin guitar and grandmother’s baby grand piano.
-Daniel de los Reyes was born July 18, 1962 in New York City and was raised in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas. His father is Walfredo Reyes, Sr. and siblings are Walfredo Jr., Kamar, Lily and Ilde de los Reyes. He is of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent and plays percussion. Daniel makes his home in Fayetteville, Georgia.
The band is known for “Chicken Fried”, “Toes”, “As She’s Walking Away”, and “Homegrown”.
Academy of Country Music:
2009 Top New Vocal Duo or Group
2011 Top Vocal Event of the Year “As She’s Walking Away” with Alan Jackson
CMT Music Awards:
2009 USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year “Chicken Fried”
2011 Performance of the Year “Margaritaville” with Jimmy Buffett
2010 Best New Artist
2011 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals “As She’s Walking Away” with Alan Jackson
2013 Best Country Album Uncaged
Country Music Association:
2010 New Artist of the Year