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Photo by Michael Jack Lawlor Photo by Susan Weingartner

As of 01/01/2015:
I have been so busy that I decided to not update my website for a while. Also, I am testing a new website...stay tuned...

I play at Viva Cantina in Burbank every Wednesday night 7:30-10:00 with Rex Merriweather's "This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band". Rex's 20-piece band often has surprise guest vocalists, and usually includes musicians who have toured, performed or recorded with: Rod Stewart, Brian Setzer, Tower of Power, Buddy Rich, Ray Charles, Manhatten Transfer, Buddy Guy, Quincy Jones, Dixie Chicks, Arturo Sandoval, Guns and Roses, and many more. We play great arrangements of old TV themes, spy themes and many great jazz, blues, latin, funk and big-band songs!



I also do various solo acoustic gigs around town (I post most of my gigs on my facebook page).


WHAT THEY SAY:
"Very enchanting!...beautiful...I'm a fan!"
- Peter White ~ Jazz guitarist/composer

"Great!...loved it!...beautiful music!...very talented!...didn't want the set to end!..."
- Melissa Etheridge ~ Grammy and Academy Award winning singer/songwriter

"Jerry plays the guitar with precision and dexterity but never showiness. His mastery is all about serving the music."
- Jesse Katz ~ Pulitzer Prize winner and author of "The Opposite Field"

"Nice video! I like your playing. You have great chops, but you have breath in there too. It's refreshing."
- Kathy Wingert ~ master guitar luthier

"Soothing", yet uplifting!"
- Wanda Wen ~ author of "The Art of Gift Wrapping"

"I love your music!"
- Eric Stromer ~ actor / musician / tv host

"Your CD has been in heavy rotation in my car. I totally dig it..."
- Jeff Fowler ~ singer/songwriter ~ Jeff Fowler Music


"Your music is B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!"
- Angela DeVita ~ musician / therapist

"I absolutely loved it. Your style is precise and delicate, but aggressive in such a controlled manner.... the nuances are great."
- David Simmons

"...beautiful...and he left no fret untouched...!"
- Audience member

"...So beautiful...you made me cry..."
- Several audience members

What do YOU think?
- Jerry Scott Music



NEWS:
May 19, 2013 Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest "Folk Festival"
I won 1st place in the "Other Instruments" category for finger-style guitar
- My 12-string performance of "Watermelon" (by Leo Kottke)

Jerry Scott Available For Special Events
Original, beautiful solo acoustic guitar music available for weddings, house concerts and other special events.

Endorsement with Stonebridge Guitars
I recently obtained an endorsement deal with this cool company who makes GREAT guitars. I'm using their 23CM-OM model and will post pictures soon. You can hear this guitar below in my youtube link for my composition "Late and Quiet".

Throwing Down The Baton
Journalist/photographer Michael Jack Lawlor of Transmopolis mentions me in an article he published about audience distrubances during music performances.



VIDEOS:
Late and Quiet (Jerry Scott Edelnant)
Playing one of my acoustic instrumental compositions ~ "Late and Quiet" ~ at Kulaks Woodshed in North Hollywood, CA in May 2010, and using my Stonebridge 23CM-OM.

Summertime (George Gershwin)
March 29, 2014 - Playing my Epiphone Joe Pass guitar at a Highland Hall fundraiser with Toshi Yanagi (Jimmy Kimmel band) on guitar, Rick Guetschow on Bass, Satoshi Kirisawa on drums.

Pennies from Heaven (Johnny Burke)
March 29, 2014 - Playing my Ohana ukulele at a Highland Hall fundraiser with Alejandra Halverson singing, Rick Guetschow on Bass, Satoshi Kirisawa on drums.

It Don't Mean a Thing (Duke Ellington)
March 29, 2014 - Playing my Epiphone Joe Pass guitar at a Highland Hall fundraiser with Anny Lieberman singing, Toshi Yanagi on guitar, Bob Remstein on piano, Rick Guetschow on Bass, Satoshi Kirisawa on drums.

Windy and Warm (John D. Loudermilk)
Playing my arrangement of an old classic folk instrumental ~ "Windy and Warm" ~ at Kulaks Woodshed in North Hollywood, CA in May 2010, and using my Stonebridge 23CM-OM.

Last Steam Engine Train (John Fahey)
I won first place in the guitar finger-style category at the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest in Southern CA in May 2009.

Blow Top Blues (Leonard Feather)
A rockin' blues tune. Guitar solo at 1:18 and a few ending riffs. Playing with grammy winner Matt Alber and The Gentleman Callers (me, Jon Ossman on bass, Johnny Sandoval on drums).

Seldomnly (Matt Alber)
A pop tune. Guitar solo at about 3:48. Playing with Matt Alber and The Gentleman Callers (me, Jon Ossman on bass, Johnny Sandoval on drums).

White Christmas (Irving Berlin)
Here's my version.

Walking Bass Blues Thing (Jerry Scott)
Here's a jazz blues thing that's half improvised on my Sammy Sanchez strat.

Get It On
A fun video with Rex Merriweather's "This Ain't your Daddy's Big Band" and Matt Phairas on vocals.

Mystical Journey (Jerry Scott)
In the studio playing one of my solo acoustic instrumental tunes on my Larrivee OMV-03.


CURRENT PROJECT:
I'm writing and recording my solo acoustic guitar CD "Late and Quiet". The compositions are 6 and 12-string original solo acoustic guitar instrumentals.


CD artwork by Evanthia Milara

I think of each tune as a journey. Since I don't sing on my tunes, I rely on melody, feel, energy and dynamics to translate the feelings of a particular composition, and hope that the listener can join me on these journeys.


OTHER PROJECTS:
As time and inspiration allows, I'm working on my electric compositions which are a blend of eclectic/pop/blues/jazz/rock/twang originals that groove.

I'm also involved in a few writing projects...stay tuned...and I'm always interested to discuss collaborating in other projects!
Contact me - Jerry Scott Music




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