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Scott Foster Harris

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Years active  2006–present
Website  scottfosterharris.com
Also known as  SFH Scott Foster Harris Band
Origin  Dallas, Texas, United States
Associated acts  Zen Rizing LA Guns SFH Tracii Guns' League of Gentlemen
Genres  Rock music, Blues, Psychedelic rock, Funk rock
Similar  Eric Grossman, Jeremy Guns, Paul Black, Scott Griffin, Mick Cripps

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Scott Foster Harris is an American blues/rock singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based out of Los Angeles, California and Vienna, Austria. Scott began as a solo artist before forming the psychedelic/blues/rock group Zen Rizing. After Zen ended in 2011 he joined L.A. Guns, respectively with Tracii Guns of Guns 'N Roses, as the new frontman. Since 2014 he has been concentrating on his solo musical aspirations and is continuing to build his career based around his enthusiasm for his soulful, poetic brand of futuristic blues/funk/groove/rock.

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History

Scott Foster Harris, born in Houston, Texas and raised in Dallas, Texas, became a professional musician at the age of nineteen. While healing from an injury he sustained as a rodeo bull rider, he began writing music and poetry along with a variety of other creative avenues, including acting. Temporarily unable to ride, he began teaching himself to play multiple instruments and, almost immediately, began writing, singing, and performing songs.

Briefly, Scott toured Texas and Oklahoma as a singer/songwriter. He then moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career as a writer. Once in Music City, U.S.A., he landed a publishing deal with Amylase Music; his earliest songs were cut by artists such as Stephen Cochran, Todd O'Neil and Vinny Van Zant of Trailer Choir. After leaving Amylase he began recording and performing with the rock band Seventy-Seven. However, a short while later he began to create and perform his own music which would eventually become the debut album for Zen Rizing.

One by one he put his band Zen Rizing together and shortly there-after moved them all out to LA. Almost immediately they achieved notoriety and success due to accomplishing such feats as winning an LA Music Award for 'rock single of the year' for their tune Heaven in Your Eyes, establishing a residency at the Whisky A Go Go, receiving airplay on 95.5, opening for Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger of The Doors, and becoming regular fixtures on such stages as The House of Blues and The Roxy.

In late 2011 Zen Rizing called it quits for personal/family reasons stemming from 2 of the band members, thus leaving Scott without his band. He then took the job as frontman for LA Guns and started recording an album, The First Record, with the Tracii Guns' League of Gentlemen for Shrapnel Records. After many tours throughout Europe and the States and after finishing two albums with the League of Gentlemen, the second aptly titled "The Second Record", Scott decided to split his time between the America and Europe and thus became a part-time resident of Vienna, Austria as well as Los Angeles. In Europe Scott has landed several songs on Austria's charts via the Wild Style Tattoo Messe album as well as opened for such artists as Neil Young.

Scott is currently writing and recording the debut album to his newly formed, self-titled solo project consisting of his blues/funk/groove/rock inclinations while in Vienna.

Musical Style and Influence

Scott Foster Harris is often compared stylistically to an electrifying futuristic blend of The Black Keys, The Doors, Rival Sons, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a ghost-like groovy/bluesy/funky/soul-rock quality that has yet to be named.

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Scott Foster Harris Wikipedia


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