Heartfelt, cinematic oeuvre swayed by jazz, blues, classical, soul, african, UK left field musical traditions. “Melancholic harmony with a powerful tensity yet delicately restrained”.
Photo: Glen Scott – by Sara Bergkvist Scott
01 Spirit of the Skog feat.Solo Cissokho
02 Unexpected relations
03 Hallelujah Ironically feat. Binker Goulding & BERG
05 No Need Feat.Eric Bibb & Shaneeka Simon
Album title: ORCASTRATUM
Release date: May 18th 2018
ORCASTRATUM’ debut album was recorded and filmed live at Dean St. studios Soho London. The album was mixed in West London’s famous Kensal Town Studios.
ORCASTRATUM comprises musical concepts formed by award winning producer, engineer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist session musician, artist Glen Scott.
“My stimulus transpired from a personal need to musically create and channel away from the conventions and sometimes predictiveness that plays a prominent role in mainstream music today.
The expression of music and its art is an integral part of my day to day therapy and balance.
ORCASTRATUM is an angled extension of my souls age old quest to inspire myself and others without borders”.
As well as releasing several solo albums and singles of his own Glen Scott’s credits include a large, yet impressive and diverse array of Artist such as, Mary.J.Blige, Craig David, Backstreet Boys, Eric Bibb, James Morrison, Buika, Beverley Knight, Ron Sexsmith, M-People, Dr.Robert, James Blunt, Mike Posner, Shawn Mendes to name a few.
The ORCASTRATUM ethos encourages a rotation of personnel after every album however the debut album features some of the world’s most revered artists and in demand musicians: Ralph Salmins- Drummer, Percussionist, Neville Malcolm- Acoustic Bassist, Eric Appapoulay- Electric and Acoustic Guitarist.
Featured artists are:
Eric Bibb – Vocals and Guitar (NYC), Solo Cissokho -Vocals and Kora (Senegal), Binker Golding – Saxophone (UK) and Shaneeka Simon – Guest Vocalist (UK), BERG – Guest Vocalist (Sweden)
Eric Bibb Quote: “As a fellow kindred musical spirit and long-time collaborator in the studio and on stage, Glen Scott is my soul brother Number One! ORCASTRATUM is a timeless sonic snapshot of Glen’s soulful vision and I’m honored to be in the picture”.