Scott Joss

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Scott Joss
Born1962, Santa Monica, California, USA
GenresCountry
InstrumentsFiddle, mandolin, guitar
Years active1980–present

Scott Joss (born 1962) is a songwriter, guitarist, mandolin player, singer, and fiddle player primarily in the American Country music tradition[1] who has performed with Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Pete Anderson, Tiny Moore, Roy Nichols, Dusty Wakeman, Kris Kristofferson and Jana Jae[1] and is a successful solo artist.[2][3][4]

Career[edit]

Born in Santa Monica, California in 1962 and raised in Redding, California, Joss learned to play fiddle from Jana Jae, the one-time wife and fiddle player for Buck Owens and his Buckaroos. Praised as "the heir to the Bakersfield throne" because of his early association with Bakersfield Sound musicians,[5] Joss' playing has been key to hit tunes scored by Merle Haggard & The Strangers and Dwight Yoakam.[3]

Scott Joss

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • 1996: Souvenirs (Little Dog)
  • 2000: A New Reason to Care (Little Dog)
  • 2018: How Far to Jordan (Miracle Mile Records) The album has tracks that feature Kris Kristofferson[6]

With Dwight Yoakam[edit]

With Merle Haggard[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John 'Scott' Golosio: So, what kind of PEOPLE are these musicians?, http://www.golosio.com/bios.html. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Erik Hage: Review of A New Reason to Care by Scott Joss, http://www.allmusic.com/album/a-new-reason-to-care-r490201. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  3. ^ a b Little Dog Records: Scott Joss, http://www.littledogrecords.com/home/Artists/Scott-Joss.html. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  4. ^ A News Café: The Wright Sound: Country’s Scott Joss Plays Pilgrim Church, http://anewscafe.com/2011/09/06/the-wright-sound-countrys-scott-joss-plays-pilgrim-church/, September 6, 2011.
  5. ^ Jana Pendragon: Scott Joss – Biography, http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/joss_scott/bio.jhtml. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  6. ^ "Scott Joss – How Far to Jordan". Kris Kristofferson by Fans, for Fans. August 28, 2018. Retrieved October 11, 2019.

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