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My mother found me at the family piano picking out the melodies from the records she listened to during the day when I was three.

I’m one of the lucky ones: I’ve been a musician all my life.

– Scott Ainslie

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Fri 03

Back Door Coffeehouse, Hattiesburg MS

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hattiesburg MS
Thu 23

Scott Ainslie & Reggie Harris: The Lansdowne Folk Club, Lansdowne PA

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lansdowne PA
Sun 26

Focus Music: Scott Ainslie & Reggie Harris Alexandria VA

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Alexandria VA
Mon 27

NCSU-University Scholars Program, Raleigh NC

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raleigh NC

Acoustic Guitar Lesson - Robert Johnson Blues Lesson with Scott Ainslie - Part 3

Scott Ainslie demonstrates Robert Johnson-style blues shuffle playing. This is part 3 of Ainslie's lesson in the Decembe…

Power in Strings and Voice

North Carolinian Scott Ainslie began exploring traditional music as an old-time fiddler. His most recent travels find him playing blues guitar and mining the deep vein of the Piedmont and Delta styles. Much of the music on You Better Lie Down was learned first hand from players of the region… Scott has written an instructional […]
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Sing Out! Magazine, 2002