NOTE: Full text of recent reviews are on my News page in categories: Concert Reviews and CD Reviews.
Reviews of my work in Educational Settings
Scott Ainslie has a high calling. He’s a blues and traditional roots musician, a blues historian, storyteller, teacher, record producer, and ethnomusicologist. He’s developed a strong voice and conscience to… Read more “Scott Ainslie Has a High Calling”
Our students learned about the history and context of African-American influence on the development of blues as well as the birth of the cigar-box guitar and the banjo. Ainslie presented… Read more “Entertaining Singer, Musician, and Speaker”
Reviews from Guitar Students
Ainslie is truly an extraordinary teacher and a gifted musician. The things I learned from him, rhythm and right hand technique, slide technique, riffs, and some of the secrets of… Read more “An Extraordinary Teacher and a Gifted Musician”