With Celtic, colonial, medieval, rock, and Renaissance
influences, Scott has developed a repertoire of songs on the hammered
dulcimer which he now performs at Downtown Disney, concerts, corporate
events, private parties, schools, libraries, street fairs, Celtic
festivals, and Scottish Highland Games throughout Orange County,
Central and Northern California, Las Vegas, and San Diego.
As a multi-instrumentalist, Scott plays
and records the majority of what he calls his "backing tracks."
These tracks are studio mixes of guitars, cello, bass, drums,
mountain dulcimer, mandolins, and synthesizers to create the foundation
of his music. He then performs live with the hammered dulcimer
to combine the sounds for a presentation of what sounds like a
Scott has four studio albums, The Road to Lisdoonvarna
(Celtic), Home for the Holidays (Christmas), Tristan
of the Western Sea (massage / yoga / meditation), and his
recently-released HAMMERock. This new CD is 100% rock and
roll and has songs like 'Stairway to Heaven', The Cure's 'Just
Like Heaven', Billy Idol's 'White Wedding', Elton John's 'Daniel',
Coldplay's 'The Scientist', and R.E.M.'s 'Losing My Religion'.
Scott is now resuming work on the much-awaited DULCITALLICA
of all Metallica songs which will be released on 11/11/11.
Since the hammered dulcimer is such an unusual
instrument, people are very drawn to it. Children, especially,
find it mesmerizing. "It's perhaps the best part of this
adventure," Scott says, "
watching the expressions
on children's faces, talking to them, and the best is letting
them play the dulcimer. There are always several that leave an
impact on me whenever I play. It's very heartfelt and magical."