Scott Grant
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Singer/songwriter/guitarist presently performing in Montgomery AL area, fronted and played sideman with several bands over the last 30 years doing r&b & funk, blues, country, rock, and originals. Very versatile guitarist, specializing in the Minneapolis sound and Chicago Blues as well as being a dedicated songwriter . 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, guitarist in BB King's house band, opened shows for Willie Nelson, KC & The Sunshine Band, Alabama, The Black Crowes and Pat Green. After serving in the Navy as a Gas Turbine Technician, Scott began performing hundreds of songs from Jimi Hendrix to Cole Porter, Merle Haggard to Marvin Gaye.

Scott is an accomplished songwriter and arranger, serving many roles in the recording studio.
"Gemini" (2012) contains 12 original songs with some great players including Oteil Burbridge (Allman Brothers Band, Dead & Company) and Matt Slocum (Aquarium Rescue Unit, Rich Robinson Band). Second album "Simpatico" (2015) is 11 more original compositions made with Scott's bandmates Bart Morgan (drums & vocals, Bobby Moore & Rhythm Aces, Latimore) and Sam Williams (Sax & flute , Temptations & Four Tops). Both albums are digitally available worldwide on iTunes and all other major music services. The videos are a cover of Eric Clapton's "Old Love" performed with Sabadas, a cover of The Allman Brother's "Southbound" performed with Dixie Dandy, "Shining Star" by EW&F performed with The BB King's All Stars.

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

Influences

Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Bob Marley, Level 42, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lenny Kravitz, Hall and Oates, Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Nile Rogers, Stan Getz, Slash, David Lee Roth, The Time, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jane's Addiction, Led Zeppelin, James Brown, Brian Wilson, Glenn Frey, Allman Brothers Band, Joe Walsh, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Fender Stratocaster, Fender Hot Rod Deluxe, analog effects, road cases, Gibson CL-30 Deluxe, sm-58.

MUSIC