Blake Wescott

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Blake Wescott is a musician from Seattle, Washington, who is touring as lead guitarist for David Bazan's band. He married Anna Wescott in April 2012.

Often noted as a drummer for Pedro the Lion,[1] and for his co-writing, production, backing vocals, and multiple instrumentation on former Velocity Girl singer Sarah Shannon's first solo record. Wescott is also noted for his beard-growing skills.[2]

Lead singer of the defunct late-1990s alternative band Bloomsday.

He plays guitar and sings backing vocals on records by Saltine,[3] Damien Jurado, Aaron Sprinkle, Seldom (which he also produced), Dolour, Cush, Rocky Votolato, The Long Winters, Denison Witmer, Magneto, and others.

Wescott has toured as a backing musician for R.E.M and Crystal Skulls.

Additionally, he owns Casa Recording Company, which has put out the albums by The Posies, Sarah Shannon, Seldom, and others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ discography - pedrothelion.org
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  3. ^ Bamberger, Bradley (13 November 1999). "Take heart, Posies fans; Stringfellow's Saltine should satisfy". Billboard. p. 18. Retrieved 7 July 2010.