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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Eric Scott, Air-Rick Ska-tuh
Recommended if you like: Marc Broussard, John Mayer, Marvin Gaye, Amos Lee
Story behind your band/artist name: My momma thought long and hard...but she named me Eric. Glad she she didn't name me after me dad...who's name is Lovie. As I kid, I wanted my name to be Jerry.
Band Members: Eric Scott - Bass, vocals...Deren Blessman - Drums...Dan Leonard - Guitar.
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : I'm most connected and associated with Southern Maryland. This is where I grew up and started my musical playing career. I reside in North Beach, MD.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: In 2015, spent a week in rehearsals at Omega Studios in Rockville, MD as a back up singer with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd.
Recently sang at a funeral and a wedding in the same day.
Recently did a gig on bass at Whole Foods in Fairfax, VA...my first ever gig in a Grocery Store.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: TWO new albums set to be released in late 2017. A full length album titled PEACE BOMB and an EP titled THE CHARM CITY SESSIONS.
Both on the independent ITZALL GOODE MUSIC label.
I eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich almost daily.
Avid Redskins fan. Redskins...yes. Cowboys...no.
Secret celebrity crush...CNN news journalist Erin Burnett.
Official Website URL: www.ericscottmusic.com
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/EricScottMusic
Other Links: https://twitter.com/Eric_J_Scott
Eric Scott Radio on Pandora
Main Genre: Pop
Other Genres: Soul, R&B, Singer/Songwriter, Funk, Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Acoustic soul, Soul/Folk