Fred Scott
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Fred Scott Trio -

Piano, Vocals, Percussion - Fred Scott

Bass - Vince Bachmann

Drums - Geoff Kinde

______ Fred Scott Jr.______

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Fred Scott

Piano, Vocals and Percussion for the Fred Scott Trio

Fred started drum lessons in the fourth grade and at age 13 he recorded a 45 rpm record called Drum Boogie. Into adulthood, he was with the Roy Brooks Aboriginal Percussion Choir and Charley Banister’s Detroit Drum Ensemble.

During the 70’s, he recorded with Wendell Harrison on his Dreams of a Love Supreme album. Also during the 70’s he started studying the piano and Theory with Robert Pypho.

In the 80’s Fred Scott recorded the albums EL Lobo and Tropicool with his band Easy Does It. He also worked and recorded with Blues great Mr. Bo (Luis Collins), Bo Bo Jenkins, Willy D. Warren, and Sweet Claudette. In the 90’s he recorded his Good Times and Bad album. Fred and his trio Cool Mood released the CD Unknown Soul 2004 and followed with the CD Soul Portraits 2007.

Fred is currently in the process of making a new CD

Fred's inspirations come from Mongo Santamaria, Preston Epps, Joe Pass , Santana, Gato , Gene Harris, Docter John, Nevel Brothers and Armondo Perazza.

Vince Bachmann

Bassist for the Fred Scott Trio

Vince attended Western Michigan University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Music/Jazz studies in 1983.

During the college years, he earned some monetary compensation as a member of the Windsor Symphony, Battle Creek Symphony, becoming a co-founder of a student band called "Jazz Volition", as well as freelancing.

Returning to the Detroit Scene, Vince has been working with jazz musicians for almost two decades. Most notably, he has performed with Harold McKinney, Charles Boles, Rodney Reeves, Mark Levine, Joy Temple, Dee Dee McNeil, Fred Scott and Lorenzo Rhodes.

Vince Bachmann recently rejoined Fred Scott's Cool Mood Trio. Picking up where they left off when they were regularly playing at Marilyn's on Monroe in Greektown.

Geoff Kinde

Drummer for the Fred Scott Trio

Geoff has a Bachelor of Music degree from Wayne State University and an Associate of Fine Arts degree from Macomb Community College.

Geoff was a founding member of Lava/Atlantic Recording artist The Atomic Fireballs, who made their debut Valentine’s Day 1997 at the Magic Stick in Detroit. From there it was nonstop touring, selling out rooms across the Midwest. The Atomic Fireballs have appeared on "The Late Show with Conan O’Brian", "Miss USA Pageant" in the film "Three to Tango", and on the soundtrack to "Scooby-Doo" and "American Pie", as well as television "Dawson’s Creek", "Hang Time", and "Bull".


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