Scott McLemore (b. Feb. 1, 1973 Norfolk, VA) is a drummer based in Reykjavik, Iceland. He began playing music professionally at age 16 with a rock band in high school and joined the rock/funk band Ant Man Bee in 1990 with which he recorded an album and toured the east coast playing the college circuit.
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Caught the drummer a couple of times with Tony Malaby and fell for the itchiness he brought to the music. Like Tom Rainey, who's become a master of hyperactive grace donchaknow, McLemore can reveal the sublime side of any and all storms.
– Jim Macnie, Village Voice
McLemore gives his bandmates the space to breath and create a sound that lets the listener sit back imagine and enjoy… this young talent means business behind the kit as well as a being the composer.
– Stephan Moore, Jazz Wrap
The group develops the music on this album with slow patience that allows everything spaciousness and room to breathe