Scott Nygaard

Scott Nygaard

Scott Nygaard is one of the most inventive and original guitarists in the bluegrass/acoustic music scene. His solos, a seamless amalgam of bluegrass, folk, and jazz influences, shift easily from breathtaking virtuosity to soulful melodic musings and his accompaniment is always intriguing, supportive and propulsive. He was the guitarist with Tim O'Brien's band, the O'Boys, from 1992 to 1997, a plum position that followed three years with Laurie Lewis's band Grant Street. He has also performed and recorded with such acoustic music stars as Jerry Douglas,... more