(photo courtesy of: "In Good Keeping:
Virginia's Folklife Apprenticeships" by
About Scott Fore
SCOTT IS A CHAMPION CONTEST WINNER.
HERE ARE SOME THAT HE HAS WON:
- 2003 South Carolina State Champion
- National Flatpicking Champion 2002 - Scott came in 2nd in 2000 and placed in the top 5 in 2001.
- Doc Watson Guitar Champion 2002
- Old Galax Fiddler's Convention Guitar winner and Best all Around Performer 2002
-Wayne C. Henderson Guitar Champion 1999
- Many other wins at other lesser known guitar competitions.
Scott Fore plays a Brazilian Vintage Dreadnought and
a very early Country Boy Deluxe guitar.
A busy guy, he recently made a series of videos for Virtual
Woodshed.co. Check them out here.
Cherry Lane published a
book of his Contest Winning arrangements. You can
learn more about it HERE.
And most recently you can see Scott and his
Country Boy Deluxe on the cover of May/June 2010 issue of Flatpicking
Guitar. Click on the picture to learn more. The
article and digital download feature Scott's arrangements of
"Wildwood Flower" & " East Tennessee
Find him on Check MySpace page with "The Hillbilly Hot Club"
Scott teaches master classes throughout the United States. The master
classes focus on improving the student's right/left hand technique and improvisational skills.
We are so pleased and proud to have him play a Bourgeois guitar.
You can contact Scott to buy his book, his new CD,
hire him to play a gig or find out about upcoming master classes by emailing him
Excerpt from Bluegrass Unlimited
magazine (March 2003)
on his Bourgeois Brazilian Vintage D:
"Just got the best guitar I've ever played or owned, and maybe the best guitar I think I will ever get to play.
I haven't purchased a guitar since the mid 1970s, and this was worth every dollar I paid for it. I got a Bourgeois Vintage D with Brazilian Rosewood, Adirondack top, waverly tuners and
no fretboard inlay. This guitar has the tone of an old Martin but with more tonal range, more dynamic range...plays perfectly in tune everywhere. Not one wolf tone on the whole
instrument. From top to bottom the tone is warm, clear and rich. This thing responds to the lightest touch or the heaviest hand with equal eloquence. It's really hard to explain, but this guitar allows me to play things that I could previously only imagine. My playing is already feeling like it is at the beginning stages of a quantum leap and it is all because of this guitar. I love this feeling. "
I think Bourgeois, if this guitar is any indication, is building the most incredible guitars being commercially built and sold. I played several and they were all really great