Scott’s newest release, ‘Chinese Whispers,’ has just been picked up for national distribution.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Editor’s Note: The following announcement comes from the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Alison Scott is the strongest new voice to come out of the Minneapolis music scene in many years; her soulful organic sound has built a large and loyal following throughout the Midwest. Alison will perform her hits as well as holiday songs. “She’s got pipes, personality, and an undeniable soulfulness.” Jon Bream (MN StarTribune) Scott’s newest release, “Chinese Whispers" has just been picked up for national distribution and was named one of the year's ten best by the St. Paul Pioneer Press. After signing with a national agency, the band has started touring in earnest. Members include Kevin Bowe (guitar), Peter Anderson (drums), Steve Price (bass), …
Scott’s self-described 'soul music' will kick off this season's Take Five Tuesdays concert series.
Pinning down a genre isn't easy for singer Alison Scott and her 4-piece band. “If we have to pick one word, we always call it ‘soul music’,” Scott said. “It definitely varies. We have some stuff that’s more pop-y and some stuff that’s bluesy, but there’s kind of that underlying tone throughout.” Hopkins residents will soon get a chance to judge for themselves. Scott's band kicks off this season's Take Five Tuesdays concert series Oct. 25 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts. Most of the material for the concert will come from the band's most-recent album, Chinese Whispers, Scott said. One critic said that the album “vacillates between blues, jazz and R&B". Scott has a prestigious track record, including selling out several shows at the …