Wood Stove House
Check out Scott's podcast interview with Jason Mundok at Wood Stove House, out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where you can hear about Scott's life leading up to his latest original CD, Reflections of Maple and Mahogany, and how it came to be. You can also listen to how some of the pieces were inspired, such as "Black Kitten of 44 Greenwich Street", "Movin', "Prairie Braid", "Summer's Peace", "Sunday Visitors", and others.
Check out Scott's music and bio page at Jango internet Radio Airplay, where you can hear Scott's music.---Note: Usually, only one song at a time is available from this service for now. But check it out, you might get lucky.
VIDEOS----MusiCare Instrument Service Center--- (NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)
VIDEO---Check out Scott playing his original instrumental titled "Youthful Indulgence" live in the MusiCare Instrument Service Center in Idaho Falls. He was testing out the fret magic that Jim Sevy performed on one of Scott's Taylor 512's. Scott didn't even know Jim was recording him, so pardon his disheveled appearance. Enjoy !
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Prairie Braid" at the PVB in Pocatello in 2018.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Ides of March" at the PVB in Pocatello in 2017.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Music Box" during a sound check at the Westside Players Warehouse in Pocatello in 2017.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Home Again" in 2017 in Harriman State Park in Idaho for a benefit to raise money for the park.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "End of the Line" in 2017 in Harriman State Park for a fund raising benefit.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Sunset Promenade" and "Dream Dancing" in 2017 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho at the Art on the Green music and arts festival.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Waiting for the Sun" and "Lunar Resurrection" as a tribute to the 2017 solar eclipse while performing in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho at the Art on the Green music and arts festival.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing "Praying on the Old Campgrounds and Lonesome Blues" by John Fahey, and Scott's own arrangement of "Shenandoah", and finishing off with his own original piece "Water Under the Bridge" at The Cellar in Idaho Falls in 2016.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing his original piece "Bipolar" in 2016 at The Cellar in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing his original piece "June Morning" with a tribute vocal verse from a John Martyn song in 2016 at The Cellar in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
LIVE VIDEO.---(NOTE: HEADPHONES MIGHT BE BEST.)--- Here is Scott playing and singing his version of "Spencer the Rover" inspired by John Martyn's version of this public domain piece in 2016 at The Cellar in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Check out Scott's GigSalad page where you can hire Scott through GigSalad. You can also hear three full length instrumentals and two of Scott's cover song recordings where he plays and sings. If you're looking for some reviews of Scott's live performances, there are five separate reviews here by representatives of four different venues and one individual audience member at a public venue. Or to inquire about booking Scott directly for a live performance, just email him from the Contact Page by clicking here and tell him you would like to have him do a live performance for you. Or call him. He would greatly appreciate it and would love to hear from you !
Check out Scott's music on the You Tube videos of Daniel Borup, all using time lapse photography to capture him sculpting a new sculpture of his. "With No Thought of Failure", "The Good Samaritan", "Ascension", "Sculpting Lotus", "A Sweet Moment in Eternity", and "Blessings" all use Scott's music from beginning to end. They are a fascinating peek into the making of unique sculptures by this talented sculptor. Check them out.
Let's do a house concert! For more information on house concerts, click the "House Concerts" link above.To inquire about booking Scott directly for a live performance (including a house concert), just email him from the Contact Page by clicking here and tell him you would like to have him do a live performance for you. Or call him. He would greatly appreciate it and would love to hear from you, and his house concert fees are very reasonable and negotiable.
Michael Gulezian is a great player with a style all his own. Michael got his start through John Fahey's Tacoma records and has shared the stage with such luminaries as Leo Kottke . Michael was also a close friend to Michael Hedges. I first met Michael at ISU in the early 1980's when he was playing a concert there in the "Bengal Lair". He has been an inspiration for me to keep playing since I first met him.
I have owned a Martin guitar since I started to learn to fingerpick and still own a Martin guitar, but it wasn't until my wife bought me my first Taylor guitar that I really started to compose. I guess there was something about the sound of that Taylor 512 that was a little different from my Martin and which inspired me to play more and compose more original music than before.Thanks Bob for making great guitars.
Bill has got to be the best player in the melodic tradition that I have ever heard. A listener will not hear anyone playing more melodically than what one can hear on his Sugarlands and Tender Explorations CD's. If Mozart were to be reincarnated as a contemporary fingerstyle guitar player, I don't believe that even he could do better than Bill Mize. Like Michael, Bill has been an inspiration for me to keep playing since I first met him, and we have become good friends.
AER amps from 'The Acoustic People'
These amps are the best acoustic amps I have ever heard. If you like my live sound, chances are these amps are the reason. They are light, portable, and sound great; everything a serious player needs to put on a great performance.
Although I have yet to meet him, I feel I must say that his early playing through his Windham Hill recording days during the 1980's was another inspiration to me to keep pickin', despite the lightning tapping speed and overbearing volume of Eddie Van Halen and the heavy metal era.
Natural Resources Defense Council
I have been a member of this organization for some time now. Linking them to my site is another way I can say "Thank you" to an organization fighting the good fight and helping to preserve some of our natural surroundings for future inspiration and the rejuvenating potential for the human soul that only wild and Natural environments can produce.
Alex de Grassi
Alex de Grassi is another inspiration from the 1980's whom I discovered through Will Ackerman and the Windham Hill record collection.
Henry's Fork Foundation
This is an organization who has taken on the task of trying to preserve the internationally renowned fishery that the Henry's Fork of the Snake River is known to be. They have been supporters of my music almost since I put out my first CD. I have spent many hours on the Henry's Fork fishing and taking inspiration. "Water Under the Bridge" on Waiting for the Sun was inspired by an experience I had on the Henry's Fork.
I have known Steve almost since the first year I moved to Pocatello. During the mid 1980's, I had the honor to play with Steve on a number of occasions during his many performances at the Sandpiper in Pocatello. When it came time for me to record my first CD, Waiting for the Sun in 1998, Steve was my obvious choice.
Friends of Harriman State Park
This is a new citizen organization dedicated to the preservation of the beautiful Harriman State Park in Island Park, Idaho. As a lover of nature and of fly-fishing, Harriman State Park is one of my favorite places on Earth and is where you'll often find me during spring, summer, and early fall when I'm not at home.
I first met Marcus Eaton at Steve's house when Marcus was in junior high school. Then, later when he was barely out of high school, while I was recording Waiting for the Sun at his father's studio, Marcus and his friend and drummer, Nate Keezer, came in wanting to share with me what they had been working on recording for their first CD. It didn't take me long to come to the conclusion that these kids were going to go places. And indeed they have been!
Century High School
Although I have been retired from teaching since 2011, Century High School(1999-2011) and Alameda Jr. High School(1981-1999) in Pocatello are where I had been teaching English and Reading since I moved to Idaho in 1981. Some the most ardent and polite listeners of mine have been those students in my classes over the years that I have taught in the Pocatello School District. Some of those English students of mine also became guitar students during the lunch hour. I suppose the best thing I could have done with my guitar for most of my working career was to use it as a teaching tool in my classes, as I did. The apparent effect it had on my students and their learning was, and still is, more valuable to me then anything else I could have possibly done with it. I hope my recordings and my playing may inspire you too and bring you peace and joy in your life as well. If this happens, then this website and all of the countless hours I have spent teaching myself to play have been all worthwhile.
It wasn't long after Kyle, and his brother, Ken, and Shane Lindsay played for my 40th birthday party that I found myself recording electric lead guitar tracks for Ken's Skinny Boy: Johnny yer A Beanpole CD. From the first day I heard Kyle play the keyboards, I knew this kid would do something with his musical talent. After graduating from ISU in the music department, and after spending a number of years playing and performing out of Boston, Massachusetts, I find it to be no surprise that he is now associated with the music department at Missouri State University.
Established: July 2006
Last Updated: 30 October 2015