a bit 'o' news...

Happy 2024!

2024 will be a BUSY year seeing the release of films including Inedia, Curl Power and Resident Orca scored by JZ and his brother Josh Zubot! Look out for them! Also, look out for the documentary Red Fever that includes score by JZ and renowned Tuscaroran/Taino vocalist Pura Fé. Red Fever will be released by Rezolution Pictures, known for the award winning doc Rumble! And finally, the Lionsgate film Float will see a release as well. Float includes a score by JZ and his buddy Dan Mangan!

This past year (2023) saw JZ pick up a Leo Award and a Canadian Screen Music Award for his scoring work on the acclaimed feature film Bones of Crows along with his co-composer Wayne Lavallee and director Marie Clements!

JZ appears on the new album by saxophonist great Darius Jones entitled 'fLuXkit Vancouver (i̶t̶s̶ suite but sacred)'! JZ is one of the violinists along with his brother Josh Zubot and fellow Vancouver strings players James Meger (bass) and Peggy Lee (cello). Also on the album is the great jazz-esque drummer Gerald Cleaver. JZ also mixed the album with his friend Sheldon Zaharko and the album was named #1 Jazz & Improv album and #3 Album of the Year for 2023 in The Wire Magazine! It was also named a Top Ten Jazz album of 2023 by NPR as well as on their Top 50 albums of the year for 2023!

2024 will see the release of an album by Vancouver artist Kenton Loewen produced by JZ! The album features Kenton on most instruments and voice, presenting some of his new songs. The album will also have amazing guest contributions from the likes of guitarist Marc Ribot, and keyboardist Matt Robertson (Björk, Arca, Anohni)!

Check out this article on JZ's film scoring at Read Range

Check out JZ's IMDB page here!

Here is JZ's incomplete, but pretty good, discography at!

Take 'er easy.