Scott Fore

Scott Fore is an internationally recognized guitarist having won the National Flatpicking Championships held in Winfield Kansas each year. He is also the Doc Watson guitar champion and the Wayne Henderson Champion of Champions. Honors and titles include:

2002 National Flatpicking Champion
2002 Doc Watson Flatpicking Champion
Wayne C. Henderson Champion of Champions winner
Old Galax Fiddlers Convention Best All Around Performer
South Carolina State Flatpicking Champion
Recognized by Virginia Folklife and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities as a Virginia Master Folk Artist

Scott also has a book “Flatpicking Solos” published by Cherry Lane Music and distributed by the Hal Leonard Corporation. “Flatpicking Solos” contains the arrangements that Scott has used in the many flatpicking contests he has won. This book/CD package is available where ever music books are sold. Scott is currently in the process of writing his second book.

Scott’s selected discography includes:

Hot Licks and Cool Tunes – Independent Release available from Scott

Hot and Spicy on FGM records
Songs for Sophie on FGM records
Broken Grass on DOM discs – Recorded in France in 1979 now out of print

Scott is currently recording two new CDs: A solo CD for the Crooked Road music series, and a CD with award winning guitarist David Doucet from the band BeauSoleil. Look for these CDs to be released later this year.

Scott’s Recent Performances Include:

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Kennedy Center for the Perfoming Arts

The National Folk Festival

The Ferrum Folklife Festival

The Oak Grove Folk Festival

The Fairgrove Music Stage

Nesselrod on the New

More about Scott on his MySpace page.