Scott Archibald



Scott Archibald is a professional bass guitarist and composer based in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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Bio & Experience

Scott was born and raised in Vancouver B.C. and has been playing bass guitar professionally for 20 years. Most recently he has been part of the Vancouver Community College music program working on completing his degree in composition for contemporary music while performing and composing as a member of the VCC gamelan ensemble (Gamelan Si Pawit) as well as the VCC Latin jazz ensemble. Scott is currently an instructor/session musician/producer at Horizon School of Music in Vancouver and offers instruction in bass guitar, composition, music production, and rhythm studies.

Scott specializes in rock, R&B, soul, jazz and world music but is flexible and experienced in all styles of bass playing. He has toured throughout Western Canada, the USA and Southeast Asia and has performed in venues such as The Center for the Performing Arts (Vancouver), Richards On Richards (Vancouver), the ACT Theatre (Maple Ridge, BC), The Cloverdale Rodeo, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Surrey Fusion Festival and a house gig at Chilkoot Charlies (Anchorage, AK).

Scott has appeared on CBC TV and the Shaw Cable network. He has also shared the stage with such notables as Swollen Members, Leon Russell, Blue Oyster Cult, Jefferson Starship, Honeymoon Suite, Prism, and Nick Gilder w/Sweeney Todd.

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Featured Music

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Featured Music

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Photography by Céline Pinget

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