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,
Scott advanced to the Semi Finals. This is a huge accomplishment and he was very proud to have represented the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society
in the competition. (For more information about the event, visit blues.org).
IN CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE MEMPHIS EVENT,
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.
LONG BEACH (CA) PUBLIC RADIO CATBLUZ RADIO HOUR INTERVIEW IS NOW STREAMING
Scott was recently 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 exploresa wide range of topics, including SD's own theory about the origins of the 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
SCOTT DETWEILER WILL RECEIVE JAZZZONE JAZZABRATION'S LIVING LEGEND BLUES AWARD IN LOS ANGELES
On February 16, 2023, Scott will be awarded the prestigious JazzZone Jazzabration's Living Blues Legend Hall of Fame Award,
along with bandmate, Bill Johnston, and Cleveland Jones and Norman Carter of The Delfonics.
The awards will be presented by Los Angeles Councilwoman Heather Hutt and Mayor Karen Bass
at a ceremony to be held at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles.
(more details can be found on the CALENDAR page of this website).
JUST ANNOUNCED! MARDI GRAS CONCERTS IN FEBRUARY
Mardi Gras Day falls on Tuesday, February 21 this year. See the CALENDAR for Mardi Gras shows , both solo and with Scott's Gumbo Nation band