Scott Weltner is one of the finest, most respected drummers in the 
music scene today. He has earned a reputation as being highly skilled and
versatile in his techniques that include rock, funk, jazz, latin, &
country. He was originally drawn to the drums at the young age of 8 inspired by
the talents of those around him. By 9 years old he began formal study of
percussions and formed his first band. As early education, he joined
the school band & began participating in all of the percussion school
performances. Then in his senior year, he won the highly acclaimed
Louis Belson Drum contest which further inspired him to actively pursue
musical studies at a higher level of education. He studied at Indiana
University and later transferred to North Texas State University where he completed
his Bachelor's Degree in Music with special emphasis on Jazz studies and

Continuous commitment to percussion excellence has led him to perform
with some of the greatest musicians of all time. His versatile style has
come into play when he has performed with Patti LaBelle, Gloria Estefan,
Larry Carlton, Grover Washington, Jr., Chuck Rainey, Robbie Kreiger, of the
Doors, and many more. He has toured throughout the United States and Canada,
been featured in a movie, and on the "Good Morning Texas" & "Positively
Texas" television shows. His recordings include national releases for the
Heads Up International record label, including Pamela Williams "Saxtress" "Eight
Days of Ecstasy" and with Joe McBride in "Keys to your Heart". He has
opened up for Bonnie Raitt,, Kenny Wayne Sheppard, Tower of Power, Chuck
Mangione, Jimmy Vaughn, Three Dog Night, Oakridge Boys, Jani Fricke, to name a

Scott uses only the best equipment supported by Fibes and Yamaha drum
sets (single and double bass) AKAI Digital Sampler, Istanbul, Zildjian,
Sabian & Paiste cymbals, Drum Kat MIDI controller/trigger unit and assorted
percussion instruments.


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