Scott Whitfield, Entertainer
With nearly 40 years experience, Scott Whitfield is a seasoned performer that knows how to work a crowd. His wit, timing, originality and easygoing west Texas personality are trademarks of his shows.
Whitfield has headlined or been a featured artist at numerous banjo festivals across the U.S.
Scott's musical style stems from his extensive background in jazz, blues,country and rock music. His music transcends time. His guitar and vocal work bring to life the rock and country of the 70's. His hard swinging rhythm guitar and banjo style bring the jazz standards of the swing era to the listener in a new and refreshing way. His use of new grooves in old tunes open up new horizons of the listening experience.
Scott not only sings the Eagles, Doobies, Chicago, Jim Croce, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, and many more, he lived and played those artists during the height of their careers. His renditions of New Orleans' style favorites is as good as it gets.
Scott's originals earned him a nomination for the "Trailblazer Award" from Airplay International in Nashville, TN. In 1995 he was named a "Texas Tornado" and performed at his induction ceremony at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dallas, TX joining the company of Stevie Ray Vaughn, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings.
Scott Whitfield entertains for special events including private parties, wedding receptions, grand openings, festivals, fairs, corporate events, restaurants and clubs. He has worked with and opened for Bob Hope, Miss America, Pete Fountain, Larry Hagman and K.C. and the Sunshine Band.
Scott can either function as a strolling acoustic entertainer, or do a stage show with complete band tracks and a sound system.
Call the studio or Scott's mobile at 214-957-8245 to book your next event.