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Scott E. Berendt / Bio

Front-of-the-stage drummer, vocalist and WAMI-award winner, & GRAMMY member, Scott E. Berendt, has opened for Collective Soul, Eddie Money, Everclear, BoDeans and Cheap Trick and dozens of other big bands.... How often do you see a drummer front and center at a musical event? ...You’re in for a special treat when Scott E. Berendt & The Us Project perform. Don’t miss your chance to see this world-influenced act live in concert! With an eclectic style often described as “world beat rock” and original edgy vocals, the musician incorporates bits of jazz, Latin, swing/big band, blues, rock and reggae with band, The Us Project, for a sound that could be compared to Seal, Sting, Dave Matthews Band and Peter Gabriel.
FEATURING, Tommy Greywolf on Electric Violin & Tony Brice on Conga’s and Djembe & Mitch Cooper on Bass and keyboards…and many others! A Multi-Tasking band…! Vocals on the "NEW" tracks were recorded in LA this last year by Jazz singer and performer, Miss Leah. All other tracks are recorded by The US Project singers.
The "US" Project!, Singer, Songwriter, Drummer, Percussionist, Producer, Actor & Grammy Member,Scott E. Berendt ...is playing drums, acoustic guitar and all lead vocals with many other musicians from The US Project and many other bands on all of the tracks on this site! Songs from the cd's "Albion Moon", "Hoping For the Sun" and "Don't Look Back"! Including new songs from the LA LIVE DVD "Live In LA" - For his drum information go to ReverbNation.com/ScottEBerendtDrums

A "WAMI" Award Winner from the Mid-West and Wisconsin for "Best Drummer of The Year" and nominee for "Best Artist, Songwriter & Performer". and from many of the accomplishments and recordings, has become a "Grammy" Member.

Also, a featured drummer in the recently released and world wide published drummer book called. "Stick-N Skins". Featuring 400 of the top drummers from around the world and now featured in the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame & Smithsonian...Grammy Hall Of Fame and many other Muis stores & books stores. Book includes drummers from many bands, including drummer of Dave Mathews, Neil Peart of Rush, Steve Gadd of Steely Dan, Tommy Lee, and many others...Info @ www.sticknskins.com

In the last 10 years Scott and his band have performed at, The Whisky a Go Go, The House of Blues, in LA, Navy Pier & Excalibur in Chicago, the MGM in Vegas, Summerfest in Milwaukee, Taste of Minnesota, a Cruise Ship concert to Cozumel and a slew of other big events around the country.

Widely known for his stage production, showmanship, drumming, percussion/singing and the versatile range of talented multi tasking musicians in his band. "Solo or with up to 8 piece band, Scott gets an edgy sound on vocals combined with an eclectic style of music all its own".... World Beat Rock...live in concert or on his 3 self produced CDs "Albion Moon", "Hoping For The Sun" and "Don't Look Back" his voice and drums will always be heard. Currently recording in LA, 2012 for a new release. TBA

Scott himself, has toured and opened for Collective Soul, Eddie Money, Everclear, Ted Nugent, Roger Hodgsen of Supertramp, Pat Benatar, Cheap Trick, Vertical Horizon, Asia, The Bodeans, David Grey, Blonde, O.A.R., and even played on stage with Jefferson Starships, Marty Balin and performed on drums and percussion with world renoun, Latin Recording Artist, "Alex Cuba" and many, many others. Scott has performed, produced and toured for the last 10 years with many other artists including, the late Steve Allen, Buddy Miles, Soul Patrols Violinist, Tommy Greywolf from Brooks and Dunn, Guy Hoffman, drummer Violent Femms and now tours on drums with the popular rock band "Bad Boy", featuring the original singer of Cheap Trick., Xeno, and Steve Grimm....this is where he gets to show his drum chops. He also, has an amazing front stage Latin percussion set up, that is one of his shows highlights. (See video's on this site) He has studied Jazz, Fusion, Latin, Swing, /big band, Rock, Blues and Reggae...

Scott has also acted on some off Broadway shows in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, the Polka King and also was chose for the movie "Coven" which spawned the making of a movie called "American Movie'. Highlighted at all of the Film festivals and Late Night with David Letterman and Jay Leno...

This shining star is rising fast. So catch a show, hear his voice , watch him drum, see his band...you will see why...he's on the march up & he's only just begun...

General Info

Band Members
"US" is Tommy Greywolf,Violin, TonyBrice,Congas, MitchCooper,Keys, Torbian Andersson,ElectricGuitar, DamianValentine,Bass, BrianBruendl,Drums, Dekorah, Voice
Artist Name
Scott E. Berendt
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/scotteberendt
Active Since
01/09
Genres
Alternative / Adult Contemporary / World Rock Gruvs

Contact Info

Location
Los Angeles, CA
Manager
Tilton Management / Miles Entertainment

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