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. This is a huge accomplishment and he was very proud to have represented
the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society in 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.
SD LYRIC TO BE INCLUDED IN KENNEDY WORLD PREMIERE IN APRIL IN LOS ANGELES
Renowned American composer, John M. Kennedy's, "Sidewalks", will premiere at the 75th anniversary
celebration of California State University Los Angeles in April. Detweiler's lyric, "The Elephant's Cousin",
set to music by Kennedy, will be included in part of the piece. Details to follow.
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 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