Project Description

Scott Pemberton’s sound is much like the vibe of his native Portland: freaky, fun and just the right amount of weird. The best way to categorize his music is with the moniker “Timber Rock”. Scott naturally applies his own lens/stamp to the sounds of the Pacific North West, the region he has always called home. The deep jazz, NW rock/grunge, blues roots and the west coast funk. It’s all there, and often all in the same song.  The mastery of his guitar playing combined with the fun recklessness of his songwriting show that the rules of songwriting and playing the guitar no longer exist for him. Scott plays with the uninhibited joy and intensity of someone who recognizes that every time we make music is an honor and a gift. Listeners are finding this honest, original and to-the-point music refreshing and fun.  The response to Scotts music has made him an emerging force on the festival circuit, placed him at number 1 in Portland’s pop charts, number 4 on Bilboards “Tastmakers” chart and has generated notice from the press: “The Bruce Lee of Rock and Roll” –Tahoe on Stage “A modern day Jimi Hendrix” –Chico Enterprise “It’s not every day we get to see a real, live guitar god in action.” -Fly Magazine (Pennsylvania)  “A wildly creative virtuoso.”  “Stand out artist at this year’s High Sierra Music Festival” –Relix Magazine.  “At a festival FULL of guitarists (Safeway Water Front Blues Festival), none played like Pemberton or was as fun to watch” -The Oregonian   Members: Scott Pemberton: Guitar Jack Johnson /Bass Sam Berrett: Drum Set Rudy Slizewski: Steel Pans/Percussion

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