Michael Zager

Michael Zager

Real Name:
Michael James Zager
Profile:
American producer, arranger, conductor, keyboardist and songwriter, born June 3, 1943, in Passaic, New Jersey. Best known to have formed The Michael Zager Band, which had disco hits like "Let's All Chant" (1977) and "Life's A Party" (1978) . He often wrote songs with Alvin Fields, and discovered Whitney Houston when she was 14. Indeed, Whitney sang with her mother Cissy on the track "Life's A Party" of the Michael Zager Band.
Zager also produced disco songs for porn actresses Marilyn Chambers and Andrea True Connection.

He formed The Michael Zager Band and has produced and composed over the years, albums and songs for a wide range of artists like Andrea True Connection, Marilyn Chambers, Whitney Houston, Moulin Rouge (2), Cissy Houston, Gladys Knight, Peabo Bryson, Luther Vandross, Deniece Williams, Jennifer Holliday, Herb Alpert, Babatunde Olatunji, Saint* & Stephanie* - Saint & Stephanie, Alvin Fields and Spinners.

Zager has composed and/or arranged more than 400 commercials.

Today, he is professor and director of commercial music at the Florida Atlantic University.
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Michael Zager Discography

Albums

6077 Tom Manoff, Joanne Valentino, Michael Zager, Jeffrey Kaufman Tom Manoff, Joanne Valentino, Michael Zager, Jeffrey Kaufman - Production Music(LP) Major Records (7) 6077 US 1973 Sell This Version
Harry Manfredini & Michael Zager Harry Manfredini & Michael Zager - Friday The 13th - Meurtres En 3 Dimensions Milan France 1983 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Michael Zager Soul To Soul / Music Fever (Single) Private Stock, Private Stock, Private Stock Germany 1978 Sell This Version
4Z9-05371 Michael Zager Like A Tiger(12") Mosaic (2) 4Z9-05371 US 1986 Sell This Version
Michael Zager Presents The Afro-Cuban Band* Feat. Noey Matos Michael Zager Presents The Afro-Cuban Band* Feat. Noey Matos - Bang Bang (Maxi) Discoboll Sweden 1998 Sell This Version
DJ Valium Feat. Michael Zager DJ Valium Feat. Michael Zager - Let's All Chant... (Single) Airplay Records France 2002 Sell This Version

Compilations

VSD-5787 Michael Zager Let's All Chant - The Michael Zager Dance Collection(CD, Comp) Varèse Sarabande VSD-5787 US 1997 Sell This Version
AGEK-2124 Michael Zager Let's All Chant - Dance Collection(CD, Comp) Unidisc AGEK-2124 Canada 2004 Sell This Version

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