Zaac Pick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zaac Pick
Born Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Doubting Paris
Website www.zaacpick.com

Zaac Pick is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta,[1] he currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. Formerly part of the Vancouver based band Doubting Paris as a guitarist, Pick began his solo project and released his debut EP Fierce Wind in 2009.[2] The record was produced by producer and friend Daniel Mendez who has also worked on Dashboard Confessional and Duran Duran albums. Pick's music was featured in a few television shows, including CW network drama One Tree Hill and CBS'sThe Ghost Whisperer. His former band Doubting Paris has also earned spots on MTV hits Joan of Arcadia, The Real World, and America's Next Top Model. The band has also opened for Pilot Speed, Keane, and David Usher.[3] Recently, Pick was selected as the winner of the 104.3 Shore FM competition with a grand prize of $20,000.[4] In October 2010, he played a show to help raise funds for flood victims in Pakistan.[5] Pick has performed extensively in Western Canada and will be performing in the Canadian Music Fest in Toronto in 2011.[6] Often performing solo shows, he is also heard with a band consisting of drums, bass, electric guitar, cello and violin. He is a frequent collaborator with composer and violinist Caleb Chan and cellist Brian Chan.[7] According to an interview with Scout Magazine, Pick was a former league bowler.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "10 Minutes with Local Musician and Ex League Bowler Zaac Pick". Scout Magazine. 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Zaac Pick's Fierce Wind Will Blow You Away". North by East West. 2010-03-03. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Surrey's Pick hoping to be picked". Cloverdale Reporter. 2010-07-27. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  4. ^ "Zaac Pick's summer song a winner". The Vancouver Sun. 2010-08-03. Retrieved 2010-11-09. 
  5. ^ "Pakistan relief: Speak Up. Speak Out supports flood victims". The Langley Advance. 2010-10-15. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  6. ^ "New Round of Artists Accepted to Perform at Canadian Music Fest 2011". Canadian Music Fest. Retrieved 2010-11-10. 
  7. ^ "Vancouver cinematic indie folkster Zaac Pick releases 'Constellations' + Album premiere". Beatroute. Retrieved 21 April 2016. 

External links[edit]