Patrick Scott, aka Scott Grooves got his baptism of house music from Jeff Mills‘ legendary The Wizard radio show and go to the legendary Music Institute.
It was at this influential club that he met Kevin Saunderson After developing a friendship with Kevin Scott rang the keyboards in the Inner City After heard a Soma (Funk D’Void) record in a Detroit record store Scott Grooves sent a demo of his album for Soma office rest is history !
Scott made his debut on Soma with the sublime “A New Day” (Soma 58) thrilling chord and fantastic stuttering breakbeats the first mix takes you on a wonderful ten-minute journey through rhythm and melody Detroit Stylee! At the door the second mixture is one of the true house heads with its piano riffand strings uplifting Than mix was caned by the Slam boys and Sub Club’s Harri with a roof raising effects Scott’s next release was his collaboration with Roy Ayers in a rendition of Lonnie Liston Smith’s classic “Expansion” (Soma 65)
This release occurred after Scott approached Roy when he played a concert in Detroit, the great song also featured the talents of Charles Green in Rhodes Carl home base Remixes come from the Spiritual Life’s Joe Claussell and Ballistic Brothers After Pete Tong essential new tune and hammered by the likes of Giles Peterson and Bob Jones, this edition was short of a national chart position (68)
These two releases were a prelude to his debut album “Pieces of a Dream” (Soma LP/CD11) This is an exquisite collection of pure parfyite housemusik on the album are tracks that showcases talents actual Detroit musicians “The Sax talks” is pure street jazz, soul, featuring the spectacular saxophone talents Keith Kaminski “The Scat Groove” features scat vocals by Gwen Fox, a singer in Blues clubs around Detroit Perry Hues who has worked with George Benson (and in fact play this on a guitar gifted to him by Benson) inputs guitar riffs on this laid back house version of Wes Montgomery classic “Bumpin ‘on Sunset” here titled “Bumpin’ on the subway”
On the last song on the album “Feels So Good” is accompanied by Charles Scott “The Maestro” Hicks on this sublime house track. The most omtaladeom tracks from the album is “Mothership Reconnection” This looks Scott will work with Parliament / FunkElica legend George Clinton in a remake of the original classic “Mothership Connection” This collaboration began when Scott found the live band by George Clinton and Parliament / Funkadelic in his recording studio – which is owned by Clinton!
When Scott contacted them about a house remix, he was told “it’s better to be good!” They certainly did not disappoint This is due for release in the single format with superb remixes from Daft Punk (the only blend of 1998) Slam and Funk D ‘ void Daft Punk mix has also Pete Tong’s Essential new tune