ABOUT

Singer/songwriter/guitarist presently performing in Montgomery AL area, fronted and played sideman with several bands over the last 20 years doing r&b & funk, blues, rock, and originals. Very versatile guitarist, a dynamic lead singer , efficient with harmonies. Auditioned for The Red Hot Chili Peppers on guitar in 1993, worked with the late legendary blues harp player Topper Price in the mid-nineties, played with David Allan Coe in 2003, opened shows for Willie Nelson, KC & The Sunshine Band, Alabama, The Black Crowes and Pat Green. Scott performs hundreds of songs, from Cole Porter to Jimi Hendrix, Merle Haggard to Marvin Gaye. Scott currently performs every Tuesday with the Montgomery-based r&b institution SaBaDaS at The Shack Bar & Grill , as well as performing solo acoustic every Monday night at 1048 Jazz & Blues, often with legendary Montgomery sax player & flautist Sam Williams. Scott is also a member of Montgomery-based power trio Hat Trick, specializing in the music of Jimi Hendrix.
"Gemini" (2012) contains 12 original songs with some great players including Oteil Burbridge of The Allman Brothers Band. Second album "Simpatico" (2015) is 11 more original compositions made with Scott's bandmates Bart Morgan, Clark Young and the venerable Sam Williams. Both albums are digitally available worldwide on iTunes and all other major music services. The videos are "Make A Stand" solo acoustic and "Peace Highway" with HAT TRICK, both original compositions, and a cover of Clapton's "Old Love" with SaBaDaS.

Screen name:
Scott Grant
Member since:
Apr 05 2009
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

Level 42, Lenny Kravitz, Hall and Oates, Beatles, Donnie Vie, Frank Sinatra, Lindsey Buckingham, Marvin Gaye, Nile Rogers, Stan Getz, Slash, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, Led Zeppelin, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Allman Bros, Joe Walsh, Merle Haggard, Prince, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist - Bass:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Vocalist - Soprano:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Vocalist - Alto:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Fender Stratocaster, Gibson Les Paul, Hughes and Kettner Valve Meister, analog effects, road cases, Gibson CL-30 Deluxe, Takamine EC132SC, sm-58.

MUSIC