Dorothy Scott

Dorothy Scott

BandPopSinger/Songwriter

It has been said that a Dorothy Scott concert is an adventure, a journey into the mystical and back again. A versatile singer who delivers naked soul and honesty with an intoxicatingly passionate vibe. Often compared to Joni Mitchell, Neil Young and Jeff Buckley.

Biography

Dorothy Scott's music reminds us of something primal, spritual, beautiful and healing. It has been said that a Dorothy Scott concert is an adventure, a journey into the mystical and back again. Her music will cure your ill's with it's lyrical compassion, calm your soul, and send you on a world crusade of hope.

A musical explorer whose works have incorporated blues, folk, rock and jazz, Dorothy is widely credited by her fans and peers for blazing a path for meaningful music. Often compared to Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, and Jeff Buckley; Dorothy's style and sound remain uniquely her own. A versatile singer who delivers naked soul and honesty with an intoxicatingly passionate vibe.

"Restless Machinery" produced by Rebecca Martin and David Seitz on Pumpkin Records is Dorothy's most recent release. This record is packed with radio friendly songs like, "Loving Arms", "Waterboy", and "Down Into The River" which is played in it's entirety in a feature film directed by Deborah Kampmeier called "Virgin."

Some of the musicians that played on "Restless Machinery" are: Brian Blade on drums (Joni Mitchell) Larry Grenadier on bass (Pat Metheny) Peter Kieselwalter on horns and accordian (Jane Siberry) and background vocals by Susan Mckeown, Timothy Hill and Rebecca Martin.

"Restless Machinery" was chosen as #1 in local favorites (NYC) "chart section" in Rolling Stone Magazine June 2002. This record is getting great reviews as an overall excellent independent release.

An accomplished Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist and Producer Dorothy has recently developed the "Peace Within" project with co-founder/manager Terry Lundahl. The mission of this project is to strengthen and support independent/community radio stations across the country. www.peacewithin.org

In 1995 her first independent record "Into The Natural" which sold over 16,000 copies was compared to the Van Morrison classic Astral Weeks.

Known for her daring and uncompromising performances and amazing guitar playing, Dorothy has toured the U.S., Sweden, Ireland and Canada. She has shared the stage with artists, Carole King, Joan Armatrading, Jeff Buckley, Joan Osborne, MELANIE, Janis Ian, The Frames, and The Siegel Schwall Band.

www.dorothyscott.com

Discography

Into The Natural (1995)
Restless Machingery (2001)

Partial List of Independent/Community Radio Stations that play my music for the pure joy of it:

WERU (Blue Hill Maine)
WPKN (Bridgeport Connecticutt)
90.5 The Night (Brookdale Public Radio)
Wisconsin Public Radio (strong community vibe)
WDCB (Glen Elen Illinois)
WFUV (Fordham University Bronx New York)
WDOR (Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin)

Set List

Dorothy's set is mostly original music with a few covers thrown in. Her sets are from 45 minutes to 2 hours.

Waterboy
Pass it On
Heartbeat
Restless Machinery
Loving Arms
Down Into The River
Julie
Three Like One
Everywhere Is Music
Fire On Water
The Way She Sings
Alma's Song
The Peace Within
Ride These Waves

Satisfied Mind
Angel From Montgomery John Prine
After The Gold Rush Neil Young
Tell Me Why
From Hank To Hendrix
All I Want Joni Mitchell
Peoples Parties
Down To You
For Free
Woodstock
Into The Mystic Van Morrison
Listen To The Lion
Caravan
Hungry For Your Love
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan