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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  1. Good Times Café, Hinesburg VT

    February 13 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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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…
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Sing Out! Magazine, 2002