"MEMPHIS BOUND" IS NOMINATED FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Detweiler's 2023 album, "Memphis Bound", is one out of 5 (five) albums nominated for
Album of The Year for the prestigious Josie Music Awards (JMA), in the Blues category.
Congratulations to Justine Blazer for receiving the award. Well deserved.
JOHN M. KENNEDY'S 'SIDEWALKS' PREMIERED IN LOS ANGELES ON APRIL 28
On April 28, renowned American composer, John M. Kennedy's, "Sidewalks", premiered at the 75th anniversary
celebration of the founding of California State University Los Angeles, in Los Angeles. Detweiler co-wrote the text. Video will be available soon.
For details CLICK HERE.
SCOTT DETWEILER RECEIVED JAZZZONE JAZZABRATION'S LIVING LEGEND BLUES AWARD IN LOS ANGELES
On February 16, 2023, Scott was awarded the prestigious JazzZone Jazzabration's Living Blues Legend Hall of Fame Award,
along with bandmate, Bill Johnston, and Cleveland Jones (Temptations) and Norman Carter (Delfonics).
The event was held at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles.
SCOTT DETWEILER IS A 2023 IBC SEMIFINALIST!!
In the Solo/Duo division of the Blue Foundation's International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, on JAN 26, 2023,
Scott was the only California artist to compete in the competition and out of hundreds of domestic and international competitors,
he emerged as one of 24 (twenty-four) semi-finalists in the world.
This is a huge accomplishment and he was very proud to have represented Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society at the event.
(For more information about the event, visit blues.org).
IN CELEBRATION OF SD'S IBC ACHIEVMENT, DETWEILER RECORDS RELEASES 2 (TWO) NEW SCOTT DETWEILER ALBUMS !!
"MEMPHIS BOUND", a 10 (ten) song album of original blues performed with band and "SEVEN SOLO SONGS", a 7 (seven) song album of original blues songs performed solo on acoustic guitar, are both streaming worldwide and are available for download and limited CD purchase on this website.
('Memphis Bound' has been nominated for the 2023 Album of The Year in the Blues category)
SCOTT WINS SANTA CLARITA VALLEY BLUES SOCIETY BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Before an audience of blues fans and a panel of judges, Scott won the 2022 SCVBS Battle of The Bands, held in Santa Clarita, California
on September 18, 2022. His win in the solo division earned him a spot at the 2023 International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2023.
LONG BEACH (CA) PUBLIC RADIO CATBLUZ RADIO HOUR INTERVIEW IS NOW STREAMING
Scott was interviewed by Catfish on the Catbluz Radio Hour on KLBP RADIO 99.1 FM, Long Beach Public Radio.
This is one of the most in-depth and personal Scott Detweiler interviews in recent memory. In the full-hour interview,
they explore a wide range of topics, including SD's own theory about the origins of the N.O. Second Line Groove,
his own musical influences, how he met and ended up studying privately with the legendary Ellis Marsalis,
the 2023 IBC and much more. The interview is now streaming. CLICK HERE