About Scott Ramminger
Scott Ramminger is a writer, singer, and saxophonist.
Ramminger released a new CD, “Do What Your Heart Says To,” in February 2017. The new record features 14 original tunes featuring a New Orleans rhythm section that includes Shane Theriot on guitar; David Torkanowsky on keys; George Porter Jr. on bass; and Doug Belote on drums. Guest vocalists singing with Scott on the record include Tommy Malone, Bekka Bramlett, Francine Reed, The McCrary Sisters, and Roddie Romero. The record is attracting significant blues and roots radio airplay, and has garnered excellent reviews from a variety of publications and websites.
Ramminger’s first two CDs received critical acclaim from a wide range of publications including “Downbeat” magazine, “Blues Matters,” “Living Blues,” “No Depression,” “Elmore,” and more. Songs from his 2013 CD, “Advice From a Father to a Son,” received extensive airplay on Sirus XM’s “Bluesville” Channel 70 and on blues and radio stations around the world. He won the Gold Award in the 2012 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest for a tune off the disk. His first CD, “Crawstickers,” won a 2011 WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Award) for best debut album.
Ramminger has performed up and down the East Coast with his band, and has also begun to do some "unplugged" gigs, where he accompanies himself on guitar.. He has also played gigs as a sax player with a variety of national acts including world renowned Nashville songwriter Gary Nicholson. Louisiana blues and soul man Eric Lindell, and up-and-coming blues artist Andy Poxon, among others. He also plays from time to time around the mid-Atlantic with various pals.
Ramminger's prose has appeared in a wide variety of magazines and newspapers across the U.S.