BIOGRAPHY

Scott Thomas Ferreira is a world-class guitarist, singer and songwriter based in New York City.  His musicality and impressive technique has won him a well-earned reputation in rock, funk, jazz and R&B circles. Scott can be seen and heard both as a front man with his original music and as a first-call guitarist and vocalist for recording and live performance.  In addition, he arranges and produces for other artists. 


Scott currently has the privilege of working with such great musicians including Markeisha Ensley, Big Ben Hillman “The Professor of Funk”, Christina Gaudet, Mike Kaplan, and Hip-Hop/Soul band The Last Broadcast.  


The newest and most ambitious project is jazz/fusion group Scogeojam (A tribute to Chick Corea and other jazz legends).  This group brings together some of the best musicians in New York to play some of the most complex music in the world.  For this endeavor Scott has teamed up with keyboardist Mike Desroches, drummer Jason Fenichel, and bassist George Panos.


From his formative years practicing in his bedroom to his years at CCNY studying jazz performance and theory Scott has had the remarkable opportunity to study with great musicians such as Ron Carter, John Patitucci, Wayne Krantz, David Gilmore, Kenny Wessel, Bill Zito, Steve Leonard, Mark Marino, Ethan Meixsell, Ron Meixsell, Steve Silverman, and Jim Cyran.http://www.markeisha.comhttp://www.myspace.com/bigbenhillmantheprofessoroffunkhttp://www.gaudetband.comhttp://www.gaudetband.comhttp://www.michaelkaplan.nethttp://www.lastbroadcast.nethttp://www.lastbroadcast.nethttp://www.scogeojam.comshapeimage_1_link_0shapeimage_1_link_1shapeimage_1_link_2shapeimage_1_link_3shapeimage_1_link_4shapeimage_1_link_5shapeimage_1_link_6shapeimage_1_link_7
MUSIC INSTRUCTOR

Scott has been teaching private guitar and bass lessons professionally for 10 years in the New York City and Nassau County area.  

Scott gives private guitar and bass lessons, including lessons over SKYPE. He welcomes students of all styles and levels of musicianship who wish to improve their skills in technique, sight-reading, theory, and fretboard knowledge, and makes the learning process enjoyable by presenting both classic and popular material. 

PERFORMER / COMPOSER

Scott is available as a performer for a variety of live and studio gigs in a multitude of styles including rock, funk, Jazz and R&B.  He can adjust to settings ranging from rock clubs to cocktail hours.  

Scott’s experience as a studio musician and arranger is enhanced by his skills on the drums and bass guitar as well as a strong working knowledge of recording technology.

Scott’s compositions explore elements of rock, pop and jazz in instrumental and vocal contexts. His command of a wide range of styles makes him an ideal choice for contributions to film, television and video game soundtracks.
    Contact info: scottthomasf@gmail.commailto:scottthomasf@gmail.com?subject=shapeimage_5_link_0
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