Scott Lindenmuth is a guitarist with few boundaries. He has been described as “One of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest instrumentalists” and a “Genre-crossing virtuoso”. Whether performing with his contemporary instrumental group the Scott Lindenmuth Group, playing jazz standards and originals with the Scott Lindenmuth Trio, or performing as a solo classical guitarist, Lindenmuth is expanding his reputation as a cutting edge composer, creative and intuitive improviser, and master technician A master of many styles Seattle guitarist Scott Lindenmuth is one of the few guitarists in the world today that can easily transition from jazz to electric blues, classical to rock, funk, and fusion displaying fluid technique and virtuosic ability in all genres. His list of influences range from Jimi Hendrix to Wes Montgomery, Andres Segovia to Pat Metheny. As a composer he has released four albums of original compositions with his group which received rave reviews in major publications including Down Beat, Guitar Player, Guitar World and Jazziz. They have been featured on radio stations throughout the U.S., with sales in countries around the world. He has also composed many compositions for solo guitar. Scott Lindenmuth is regular performer on the Pacific Northwest music scene and has appeared at the regions top venues for live music With a growing international following Scott Lindenmuth’s web sites received over 1.6 million web hits worldwide in 2017. Known in the ’80s and ’90s as the go-to guitar instructor in the Northwest his students include a who’s who of famed Seattle area guitarists performing in bands such as Nirvana, Soundgarden, Rail, Metallica, Tom Waits, Metal Church, Sanctuary, Alan White, and the Gothard Sisters. Recently Lindenmuth’s students filled the guitar chair in the 2010 and 2012 Washington Music Educators Association All-State Jazz Band. From 1975 to 1979 Lindenmuth attended the Cornish College of the Arts studying with Gary Peacock, Jim Knapp, Ian Drummond, Don Mock, and Bern Herbolsheimer. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in jazz and classical guitar performance and composition. www.scottlindenmuth.com
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