Los Angeles, California, September 21, 2016 Trickfish Amplification welcomes journeyman bassist/vocalist Tim Scott to the Trickfish family.

Trickfish is honored to welcome Seattle based bassist, composer, producer and vocalist Tim Scott to the ever expanding artist family.

Tim is a seasoned veteran that has performed and or recorded with some of the most notable names in the music business including: Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Billy Preston, Dr. John, John Mayall and Jack Mack and the Heart Attack, Tower of Power, Dave Mason, Robben Ford, Etta James, The Boneshakers, El Chicano, The Grammy All Stars and his latest project, Zen Blues Quartet, with internationally acclaimed drummer and member of the Heartbreakers, Steve Ferrone. His R&B roots are deep and his soulful singing makes him the complete musician. His latest project, Red House "four of the baddest players/singers in the Northwest, playing blues, R&B, soul & funk with fiery, wild abandon; doing it "Their Way" has just released their latest EP entitled "Over Yonder".

"We’re so pleased that Tim has joined the Trickfish family" states Richard Ruse, Trickfish founder. "Tim is not only a gifted bassist whose impeccable groove and penchant for picking the right notes makes him unique, he’s also a singer’s singer. His style has been likened to Donny Hathaway and for those R&B aficionado’s that’s a high compliment. But, as is the case with all of the Trickfish artists, most importantly Tim is a warm and spiritual human being who shares his gifts easily and often. It’s a big reason he’s played with a list of artists that represent the very best our industry has to offer."

"I’ve known Richard for quite some time, well over 20 years. I first met him when we played together in the Tower of Power Rhythm Section he was subbing for Rocco and I was singing and we just became friends sharing in the force of nature known as Francis Rocco Prestia!" states Tim. "Weve of course kept in touch and recently I realized it was time to get a new rig and Richards company came to mind. I stopped by a local music store to audition the gear and was astounded at the organic sound and tightness of the rig. Being an R&B influenced player I needed something that was greasy, could get a little grit and sounded authentic. I was blown away by the Trickfish rig! It has all the attributes I was looking for and is the quickest amp I’ve ever played through. I’m now playing through the Bullhead1K and two SM112’s. It doesn’t hurt that it’s easy to move around, versatile and fits in a car…I’m in heaven."

To find out more about Tim go to his website

Located in Southern California, Trickfish Amplification designs and builds professional grade musical instrument amplification products created to inspire musicians to play and sound their best.

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Red House Events


Red House has taken root in the Greater Seattle area! 12/31/12

- Red House -

L to R - Robin Crane, Jimmy Holden, Mark Noftsger & Tim Scott

 Longtime friends & original high school bandmates Robin, Mark & Tim
are joined by Reputations alumni Jimmy Holden to create a powerhouse
new Blues/ R&B phenom. Check it out!

Tim Moves Home to Seattle Pt. 2

Things are finally coming together musically for Mr. Scott. Invoking the memory
of his long-time musical associate, best friend & legendary NW guitarist, the late
Rich Dangel, Tim has decided to reform their old band, "The Reputations". His partner-
in-crime, organist Jimmy Holden will be sharing lead vocal duties with Tim, with a stellar line-up of musical talent; 7 pieces at last count. Gigs will be forthcoming!
Also, Tim & Jimmy are working on another band, a blues quartet called
"Red House". It should be a red hot summer.


Tim Moves Home to Seattle

Yep, You really can go home again. Tim has moved back to the Great Northwest
& is excited to be working on putting some musical projects together.
Stay tuned for exciting details on upcoming gigs & recordings!

Bass Heaven

Tim met with his long-time friend, Rocco Prestia (founding member and bassist with Tower of Power) to see their favorite Las Vegas band, Santa Fe. Since Santana is in town playing an extended engagement at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, about half of his band was in attendance (including bassist Benny Rietveld, drummer Dennis Chambers & percussionist Karl Perazzo). It was so stupid how many amazing bass players there were, Santa Fe's Blogmaster, Bobby Gladd decided he needed a picture to commemorate the Bass-tastic Event.

Bass Heaven
L to R -  Benny Rietveld (Santana), Francis Rocco Prestia (TOP), Tim Scott (Jack Mack, Robben Ford),Rochon Westmoreland (Santa Fe), Tom Barney (Steely Dan, Bette Midler), Derek Jones (Cirque Du Soleil show, "KA"), Blaize Sison (Family Stone Experience)


Photos of Tim and "Chicago's Finest" on tour in The Philippines!

Upcoming tour of The Philippines with Chicago's Finest!
May 3rd - 12th

Tim will be performing with Kenny Cetera (Peter's brother), Marty Grebb and Chris Pinnick (former Chicago alumni) in Manila and Davao City. Also on the bill will be
Marty's very talented daughter, Anna Grebb.


The Cordle - Scott Band Live!
New photos of The Cordle - Scott Band in performance at Brendan's Irish Pub at
The Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. on December 14th. These shots were
taken by photographer/ blogger Bobby Gladd, who maintains the Santa Fe Blogspot.

Tim Scott

Brad Cordle

Tim & Brad

Ric Ulsky

Dean Reichert

Robert Shipley


Tim recently toured with the Dave Mason Band. Tim had a blast with D.M.'s band--they performed at Harrah's St. Louis, Durty Nellie's in Chicago, the Koka Booth Ampitheatre in Raleigh, NC, The Hardscrabble Festival in Redhook, NY & Michael Bolton's Charity Concert in Stamford, CT. Over the course of the tour, they shared the stage with Rick Derringer, Alan White (original drummer with Yes), Tom Bowes (former lead singer with TOP), Michael Bolton & Ben E. King. A few members of Dave's band stopped in as guests of Levon Helm of The Band for his legendary "Midnight Ramble" concert, which takes place weekly at his massive home/studio in Woodstock, NY. The set included Levon's band & appearances by Bruce Hornsby, Jack DeJohnette & David Bromberg.
Good times!


Photo by Ted Knapp
Dave Mason with Tim at Michael Bolton's Charity Concert in
Stamford, CT. on Sept. 21st, 2008

Photo by Ted Knapp
The Dave Mason Band
from L to R - Bill Mason, Dave Mason, Johnne Sambataro,
Tim Scott, Alvino Bennett

Alvino Bennett - Drums

Bill Mason - Keyboards, Vocals

Johnne Sambataro - Guitars, Vocals

Chris Curtis - Sound/ FOH

Koka Booth Ampitheatre - Raleigh, NC

Photos by Tim Scott

Here's some photos of a show Tim did with Jack Mack a few years back in San Diego, CA. featuring special guest stars Ali Woodson of the Temptations, gospel artist Tata Vega & the late great Billy Preston:

Billy Preston with

Ali Woodson with Tim

Ali Woodson, Tim & Tata Vega

Photos by Dave Talbott

Tim is currently living in Las Vegas and playing shows there and elsewhere with:

Jack Mack & the Heart Attack
Zen Blues Quartet
The Other Side

"Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing - Celebrating 50 Years of Motown" Show
The Cordle-Scott Band
Gregg Peterson Band

Please see the Calendar page for more information on upcoming gigs.


Also, Tim recently went into the studio with harmonica legend Curtis Salgado and laid down background vocals for Curtis' upcoming release on Shanachie Records, along with Curtis, Mike Finnigan, Julie Delgado & Billy Valentine. The new CD is being produced by Tony Braunagel & Marlon McLain and features the Phantom Blues Band with the Texacali Horns.

photo by Johnny Lee Schell

L to R - Tony Braunagel, Billy Valentine, Tim, Julie Delgado, Curtis Salgado, Marlon McLain

Zen Blues Quartet is booked to headline the Mt. Baker R&B Festival
in Bellingham, WA!

Also with Canned Heat, Electric Flag, Kal David & Jason Ricci.
If you're going to be in the area, make plans to see this show!



The new gig at The Palazzo is going great!

We received a nice review/ article in the Las Vegas Sun:

Las Vegas Sun article

Here are some photos of recent guest artists at the Salute' Lounge at The Palazzo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas:

Tim with Ricky Peterson from David Sanborn, John Mayer & Stevie Nicks.

Ben Smith, drummer for Heart, sitting in with The Other Side.

Other guest artists include singer Gavin Christopher (Rufus, Herbie Hancock), Wayne Brady ("Don't Forget the Lyrics", "Makin' @!#* Up")
& members of Tower of Power: Larry Braggs, Roger Smith, Tom Politzer
and Mark Warner.

Tim starts a new gig in Las Vegas!!!

Tim has been selected to join a quartet of handpicked talent for a brand new Las Vegas venue, The Palazzo Hotel & Casino. As bassist and a featured vocalist, Tim joins the multi-talented Ronnie Foster (George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie) - keyboards & vocals, John Wedemeyer (Charlie Musselwhite, Curtis Salgado Band) - guitar and Jimmy Keagan (Santana) - drums & vocals in a brand new band, formed specifically to be the house band--The Other Side. Performing nightly, Wednesdays through Sundays (sometimes Tuesdays through Sundays), this all star unit will also host featured artists who will be coming through Las Vegas over the course of the year.

If you're going to be in Las Vegas, check Tim's Calendar page. You won't want to miss this!

Zen Blues Quartet - "Again and Yet Again"

The new ZBQ CD is now available, as of November 30th, '07! Featuring new addition Mike Finnigan on B3, keyboards & vocals and ZBQ alumni Steve Ferrone on drums, Tim Scott on bass & vocals & producer John March on guitars. Also featuring guest appearances by Curtis Salgado, Marty Grebb and The L.A. Horns.
Order your copy/copies now at:


Recording with legendary drummer, Aynsley Dunbar

Tim recently traveled back to Las Vegas and recorded a CD's-worth of material for drumming great Aynsley Dunbar. Aynsley's list of credit's is lengthy--John Mayall, Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention, Jefferson Starship and Journey, to name a few.

This new project will be as Aynsley's band, Retaliation and will be a blues project. The band includes Aynsley and Tim, as well as Brad Cordle on vocals, John Wedemeyer on guitar and Ric Ulsky on Hammond B3 organ, Tim Tucker is producing. The tracks sound great and everyone is very excited for it's release.

Aynsley & Tim - Las Vegas '07

Motown Summer!

This summer, June 30 - September 14th, 2007, Tim was in Atlantic City singing and playing with a first class production at Bally's on the Boardwalk titled "Ain't Nothin' Like the Real Thing - A Celebration of 50 Years of Motown". The fast paced, energetic show included a cast of 18 people--7 singers, 7 band members and 4 dancers. The show's producers are hoping to bring the show back home to Las Vegas for an extended run.

Tim on the airwaves!

Tim recently appeared on award winning DJ Leslie Fleury's radio show, "Blues Odyssey". She played lots of Tim's music and the projects he's involved with, including Zen Blues Quartet, his upcoming solo CD, Cordle-Scott Band, Steve Ferrone's Farm Fur and others. Tim performed 2 songs live in the studio and generally had a blast. Perhaps Leslie will invite him back!

You can hear Leslie's show streaming with Windows Media Player v.10 or lower - Thursday nights from 10PM to Midnight, Pacific Time, by clicking on the KSER link

Photo by Clancy Dunigan

Leslie and Tim, pre-show. Very exciting!

Tim with Steve Ferrone at NAMM!

Tim performed at the NAMM show in Anaheim, CA. on January 19th, 2007 at the Sabian Cymbals annual show, Sabian Live!, with veteran studio/concert drummer Steve Ferrone. Steve's band, Farm Fur, has a new CD out. The band featured vocals by the legendary Alex Ligertwood of Santana and Brian Auger fame and Bernard Fowler, of Living Color, Herbie Hancock and the Rolling Stones.

Here's a review of the live performance of Steve Ferrone's Farm Fur band at The Mint in West L.A, including a photo of Tim with Steve! This gig, a warm-up for their amazing show for Sabian Live! at the Winter NAMM show--both shows were dedicated to the memory of world renowned saxophonist Michael Brecker and the Mint show featured a special cameo appearance by his brother, trumpeter Randy Brecker.

Steve Ferrone’s “Farm Fur” All-Star Band
The Mint
Los Angeles

Photo by Bernard Baur

Steve Ferrone's "Farm Fur" All-Star Band: Seasoned session cats load up on
groove-ladened tunes and deliver the goods.


The Players: Steve Ferrone, drums, Bernard Fowler, vocals; Alex Ligertwood, vocals, guitar; Miles Joseph, guitar; Tim Scott, bass, vocals; Dean Gant, keyboards; Tom Saviano, sax; Jason Weber, sax; Randy Brecker, trumpet.

Material: Premier session cats and top-of-the-line sidemen make Steve Ferrone’s “Farm Fur” All-Star Band a class act. Like a lot of groups that consist of seasoned musicians, Farm Fur explores jazz variations, soulful blues and groove-laden songs. In fact, the grooves are so deep, the crowd is compelled to move and sway. And, though the jam-filled songs may not be radio friendly, hearing them live is a special treat. Indeed, it’s a pleasure that every music lover should experience.

Musicianship: With players that have graced stages with the Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, Santana, Beyonce, Eric Clapton, Outkast, Madonna, David Bowie and on and on, the musicianship is nothing short of extraordinary. Each player enjoys at least one solo moment that highlights his chops and unfathomable skills. And although, at times, those chops may seem a little familiar they, nonetheless, are soul stirring.

Performance: One of the most remarkable things about players of this caliber is the way they communicate while onstage. With just a nod, or an almost imperceptible movement, they let each other know when a break was coming and when it was their turn to shine. This preternatural ability obviously comes from years of experience, but it’s something that every band should try to emulate. The result is a sound so tight there is never a moment when the energy wanes or the groove dissipates.

Summary: Steve Ferrone put this band together for one simple reason –– these guys love playing. And their love of music is not only inspiring, it’s enchanting. A band like Farm Fur doesn’t play that often because their work schedules are so demanding. But, when they do play a local gig, you would be doing yourself a large favor to catch them.

––Bernard Baur
Music Connection Magazine

Tim on Radio

Tim is getting online radio airplay with Zen Blues Quartet's self-titled CD, as well as Bruce Conte's latest, "Shades of Blue" and a generous sprinkling of Jack Mack. Check it out and hear some of your favorite funky artists - it's all happening at Soul Radio Online!

Soul Music Internet Radio

Also, keep up on the latest news in Soul Music with:

Soul Music News

Tim performs with John & Maggie Mayall

Tim with John & Maggie Mayall, having just performed at The 21st Annual Musician's Picnic in Chatsworth, CA. - Sept. '06
pictured (L to R): Tim Scott (bass, vocals), Miles Joseph (guitar),
John Mayall (vocals, harmonica), Mike Finnigan (Hammond B-3, keys & vocals), Maggie Mayall (vocals) & Herman Matthews (drums)


NEW - Jack Mack footage!!!

Rare footage on
of Jack Mack & the Heart Attack from 1992, live onstage at the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series! What makes this even more rare is that it features the original lead singer, Max Carl, sitting in with the band, including Mark Campbell, who was the current lead singer when this was shot, left the band that same year and is now back in the band since 2001. Also, this was Tim's first year with the band.

Also seen: Bill Bergman - sax, Tony Braunagel - drums/vocals,
Tim Scott - bass/vocals




Connie and Carla

Tim has a song in a feature film, "Connie and Carla". The movie, written, directed and produced by Nia Vardalos (of the highly successful "My Big Fat Greek Wedding") also stars Toni Collette and David Duchovny and was released by Spyglass Entertainment/ Universal Pictures. The song used in the movie is titled "Give a Little Extra" and was sung by Tim and composed by he and co-writers in a group called House of Cards. More information on House of Cards music can be viewed by clicking 'Music' on the menu bar.


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