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Scott Emmerman

Scott Emmerman's compositions feature dynamic guitar playing incorporating elements of R&B, jazz, & rock. Born in Chicago, Scott was steeped in the blues at an early age but became enamored with the music of Jimi Hendrix and later began to explore jazz through the music of John McLaughlin. He performed on guitar with R&B singer Walter Jackson and founded the band Treeborn, a local jazz-rock-folk fusion band that released an album on Dharma Records in 1975 featuring his guitar playing and compositions. In 1980, he relocated to Los Angeles and participated in recording sessions with Bobby Womack and Tim Weisberg. His guitar playing and three of his compositions were featured on Weisberg's 1982 CD release, "High Risk." In 1992 he co-composed, played guitar and produced the single "Wheelchair Ballet," featured on the "China Beach Music & Memories" CD on SBK records. He released two CD's, "A Table Near the Cheesecake," and "The Peace of Wild Things" with the NC based band Equinox. In 2000, Two of his compositions/ performances were featured as soundtracks on the Weather Channel. His new album "Rogers Park" features a return to the jazz-rock fusion he loved as a teen and was inspired by his collaboration with his high school friend, drummer Marty Zevin and the positive influences of Jimmy Haslip.


E-MU Command Station Synth, Gibson ES-359, Fender Elite Stratocaster, Ovation Signature Acoustic guitars, Studio One recording software and Mac audio interface by PreSonus


John Coltrane
Miles Davis
Joni Mitchell
voice / vocals
Weather Report
band / orchestra
Jimi Hendrix
guitar, electric
Earth, Wind & Fire
band / orchestra


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Rogers Park

Produced by Jimmy Haslip



Lefty Records


Top of Mind

Self Produced


Rogers Park

From: Rogers Park
By Scott Emmerman

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