Saturday, March 22, 2014
Zachary C. Pruitt...Composer/Improviser
Zachary Pruitt born July 26th 1987 in Greenville South Carolina.
Studied jazz guitar with Steve Watson, and composition with Dr. Jon Grier at The Fine Arts Center in Greenville South Carolina from 2002-2007 (http://www.fineartscenter.net/music.html)
Received a degree from The New School in jazz guitar performance in 2010 ...Studied with Elliott Sharp, Gerry Hemingway, Armen Donelian, Joanne Brackeen, Vic Juris, and Reggie Workman.
Projects(in some what chronological order)
-Outtents--Daniel Rovin,Austin White,Anders Zelinski,Zachary Pruitt(hiatus)(https://myspace.com/outtents/music/songs)
-Elliott Sharp--12 Guitars Play Syndakit
-Daniel Rovin/Zachary Pruitt(hiatus)(https://myspace.com/rovinpruitt/music/songs)
-Astroman--Paul Wheeler,Justin Veloso,Daniel Rovin,Austin White,Zachary Pruitt(hiatus)(https://myspace.com/astromanmusic/music/songs)
-From D to Z--Dave Scanlon and Zachary Pruitt
-J-Zee-Sushi Car--Justin Veloso,Derek Leslie,Zachary Pruitt
-Buck/Pruitt--Dean Buck and Zachary Pruitt( http:
In 2010 Harrison Weiss and I started TheFreedomGarden(https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Freedom-Garden/125541964158323) in a house; in Bushwick Brooklyn.Over a three year period we hosted over 100 shows. Here's a little blurb I like
Out on Clean Feed now. A compilation of the new breed of avant-garde guitar;produced by Elliott Sharp. My piece is "For Electric Guitar #1" ........I Never Meta Guitar Too (http://cleanfeed.wordpress.com/tag/i-never-metaguitar-too/)
Some good old solo stuff(https://myspace.com/zacharypruitt/music/songs)