MARK GUS SCOTT
Musician - Producer - Composer
As the wild and charismatic drummer for the internationally renowned rock band "Trixter", Mark “Gus” Scott has sold well over 3 million albums worldwide, he has accumulated an extremely large press book, but most importantly... He has played his drums in front of millions of people around the world (and harder than most)! Other major accomplishments include Three #1 Videos on MTV (15 weeks at #1), Four “Top 20” AOR Radio Hits as well as a “Top 40” Album on the Billboard Charts (#26).
Trixter toured extensively in the United States, Canada and Japan in support of their major label releases. They have performed live in arenas with crowds up to 30,000 people, in addition to appearing live on television and radio. The tours have included such rock superstars as: Kiss, The Scorpions, Poison, Warrant, Slaughter, Great White, Firehouse, Faster Pussycat, as well as many MTV and movie personalities. Mark attained much notoriety, largely in part to network television appearances, three #1 videos on MTV and hundreds of worldwide publications and periodicals. Mark also holds several major musical endorsements including Pearl Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Gibraltar Hardware, LP, RT and Ahead Drumsticks.
As a member of the Hollywood/NY All-Stars, Mark participated in countless charity events, as well as making personal appearances with President Donald Trump, Treat Williams, Jack Scalia, Jason Gedrick, Gregory Harrison and Regis Philbin.
While just a sophomore in high school, Mark received the NAJE Special Citation for Musical Excellence and was granted admission to the University of Hartford’s Hartt School of Music. He attended three summers studying piano, drums, trumpet and a curriculum that included jazz, classical, chamber music, rock, music theory and composition. Mark also put his knowledge to use not only as a musician/songwriter, but also touring high schools and colleges throughout the country as a guest lecturer, teaching and promoting his drum instructional video and teaching method, “Rock Solid”.
Mark's Solo EP "Christmas Miracle" is scheduled for release on Thanksgiving! ALL PROCEEDS from the first single, "Ave Maria", will be donated to Hope 4 Kids International.
"Ave Maria" single release - October.