Erik Scott’s latest album, A Trick of the Wind, is nominated for honors by multiple organizations including the Peace Song Awards, One World Music Awards, and including Album of the Year and Best Contemporary Instrumental Album by the Zone Music Reporter Global Airplay Charts. The ZMR winners will be announced on Saturday, May 18 2019,
MuzicNotez writes “Each earthly tone helps settle the mind and soul.” Read the review.
Bill Binkelman, too kind by half, wrote a great review of the album.
“Bass ace and multi-instrumentalist Erik Scott is one among a few select rock musicians who made a successful foray into the world of experimental jazz-rock and even borrows from what some dare to still call New Age. Erik Scott’s 2014 CD, And The Earth Bleeds is filled with such a wide range of instrumental and pop/rock vocal music, it
This ultra-eclectic Chicago ensemble branches out far beyond it’s R&B-based, adult-contempo roots on Test Pattern, incorporating a craftily assembled soundscape of trancy eastern tones and catchy, soulful melodies. Erik “Eski” Scott is the perfect artist for the group’s many moods, delivering dreamy medium-register drones, sweet fretless counter-melodies, down-and-dirty swamp boogie, plaintive double-stop ostinati, and everything
Creative modern-rock bass is not an oxymoron. Scott’s clever lines on SD’s My Secret Life push and pull the band’s complex arrangements with aplomb-but they (gasp!) always support the song. – Bass Player Jan. 1999