Martin & Scott have a unique musical style, performed on their own handcrafted instruments, that creates a rich sound that's full of emotion and expression (if you're in Carrollton, be sure to stop by their shop, Gnarled Tree Didjeridoos and Music!). They'll be joined by Miss Emma Salahuddin and Jordan Igoe for a special evening of didgeridoo and more!
$10 Adv – $12 Door
Doors @ 6:30 PM
Martin and Scott make their home in Carrollton Georgia where they own and operate Gnarled Tree Didjeridoos and Music. Together, they compose, produce and record original music and hand-craft traditional musical instruments.
At the young age of six, Deborah Martin began singing for the church congregations in the small mid-western town where she was raised. Professionally, she started her long and adventurous career as a singer/songwriter in the folk clubs of the early seventies. The author of over 100 original songs, (with two solo recordings to her credit), Deborah is currently planning her third solo release. She plays the guitar, autoharp, dulcimer and flute and currently performs with her husband & music partner Preston Scott. In 1997 Deborah published her first book of original poetry "The Little Gnarled Tree".
Preston Scott was born and raised in San Diego, California. It was at the age of twelve that he began playing drums in rock and roll bands throughout Southern California. His desire to be in the forefront of music and technology later led him to the University of California in Davis where he received a masters degree in Composition. Professionally, he built his own recording studio and continued to compose, perform and conduct. In 1988 he met Deborah Martin and they joined to become the duo. . . Martin & Scott. Together they have seven recordings.
In early 1996, while performing in Tucson, Arizona Martin & Scott met Allan Shockley, an experienced didjeridoo player and maker. The moment the resonating sounds of his didjeridoo blended with the sweet emotional tones of Deborah's flute...magical sounds emerged. Martin & Scott embraced this as a new direction for their own musical expressions. Preston took to didjeridoo playing quite naturally, soon mastering even the difficult breathing techniques.
Woodworking is another shared passion of Martin & Scott. Some of the instruments used on their recordings are made by them, personally. Using traditional methods and working with agave cactus and native bamboo, they fashion unique one-of-a-kind flutes and didjeridoos. Each is individually decorated and hand-tuned. These beautifully crafted instruments are regularly featured at fine art shows across the United States.
Their unique musical style, being performed on their own handcrafted instruments creates a rich sound full of emotion and expression. Truly the music of Martin & Scott touches the inner heart of their listeners.