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The D. Scott Buchanan Project / Bio

Mr. Buchanan is from Queens, NY. He has been a learned musician since the age of 11. His musical styles are Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Funk and Gospel. He primarily plays 4, 5 and 6 string electric basses as well as the acoustic double bass. Mr. Buchanan also plays the guitar and uses the piano as a composing tool. He is currently working with the Neo-Soul/R&B/Jazz group Rhonda Denet and the Bad Cats, Rhonda Denet and The Silver Fox Songs Jazz Trio, The Whitfield Coppin Jr. Quartet, as well as working on this solo Jazz/Christian music CD. He has served musical apprenticeships with the likes of (bassists) Michael Fleming, Rael Wesley Grant, (guitarist) Mario Capperelli, (pianist/composer) Dr. Eugene Armour, (violinist) Gail Hightower and (guitarist/bassist/composer) John Keith Davis receiving both robust and varied training in musicianship, theory and composition as well as experience in arranging and song writing. Mr. Buchanan has a strong anointing with music as a vehicle for spreading the gospel of Christ. Mr. Buchanan has worked with the following artists over the past years:

• Rhonda Denet and the Bad Cats
• The RCA Singers
• The Whitfield Coppin Jr. Quartet/ Melvin Smith and the Guardians
• Called and Chosen
• George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars
• Sheila Horne and Luna Baby
• Exiton featuring Collin Young
• Keith Davis and Nature’s Gift
• Higherground (w/Mala Waldron)
• Chauncey Nedd and the Neddmen Band
• Irving Louis Lattin and Chicago Fire
• Christ Church Gospel Orchestra (Montclair, NJ)
• Sacred Heart Gospel Choir (Cambria Heights, NY)
* U4ouria
* Collin Young and the Jazz Filament

Mr. Buchanan has also recorded with the following groups;
The Beatnuts
Fat Joe

The D. Scott Buchanan Project is the culmination of all musical and personal experiences seen through a Biblical worldview by Mr. Buchanan. The modern smooth sounds, acoustic swing as well as the drive of R&B and Funk provide the contemporary vehicle for Derek to honor the Lord through creativity, song and the advancement of the Gospel.

General Info

Band Members
D.Scott Buchanan- all insts w/ guests-,R. Denet- vocals, M. Bardash, W. Coppin, G. Williams, C. Haynes- Keys, C. Batton, D. Chalmers drums, C. Bartlett-sax
Artist Name
The D. Scott Buchanan Project
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Jazz / Jazz/R&B/Funk/Fusion / Contemporary Christian

Contact Info

Jamaica, NY

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