Jul 252017

Spin Cycle hit Trading 8’s Studio (NJ) in June and laid down eleven new tracks for their second CD. Tom Christensen and Scott, along with Pete McCann (Guitar) and Phil Palombi (Bass) are excited about the new music. The music is strong and the trajectory and direction of the band is further solidifiedSpin Cycle Logo (web) white bkgd. Look for the recording in late fall 2017….




Travel to Study In Cuba

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Jul 252017

Scott is excited to be traveling with his friend, percussionist Memo Acevedo (LP Education Dept.) and a handful of other drummers/percussionists to Havana, Cuba in August to study with renowned musicians of the bands of Irakere and Chucho Valdes. It has always been a lifelong interest of Scott’s to visit Cuba and get first-hand exposure to the musical and cultural traditions….Unknown

New Record Label

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Apr 192016


Scott and saxophonist Tom Christensen started their own record label Sound Footing Records. Along with the phenomenal graphic works of Fanny Gotschall, Scott and Tom look forward to building a creative and solid discography on the label. Tom and Scott are excited about all of the possibilities with self-production and building a catalog of creative music. Spin Cycle’s debut release lays the groundwork…..

Spin Cycle Debuts CD

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Apr 132016

SpinCycle Cover- Hi RezScott Neumann teams up with saxophonist Tom Christensen to debut their new project Spin Cycle and its self titled recording on Sound Footing Records. Joining Scott and Tom in Spin Cycle are Pete McCann(guitar) and Phil Palombi(bass), whose fearless and bold playing add to the hard-hitting edge of this project. All four members have over twenty five years experience with the NYC freelance jazz scene.

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Nov 022013
Scott Neumann Neu3 Blessed (cover)

“Creates a furnace of ideas where creativity is inspired, swing incessant and the performances exhilarating.”

Scott Neumann goes beyond his percussive abilities to demonstrate his prowess as a bandleader and composer. His recent Neu3 Trio release, Blessed (Origin Records) with Michael Blake and Mark Helias, has been receiving critical acclaim from Jazz publications and internet sites around the world. Read more reviews and information about the band here. Or, you can view two videos shot by award-winning photographer Dennis Connors of Scott’s compositions Ama Dablam and Blessed.

Jul 242013

Radio City Scott worked with Radio City Musical Director Gary Adler in preparation for a new Radio City show entitled The New York Spectacular which will premiere in the Spring of 2014.

Jan 102013

Neu3 TrioScott Neumann’s Neu3 Trio next performance is on Friday, February 22nd at Bar Next Door with Michael Blake (Saxes) and Chris Lightcap (Bass). Three sets starting at 7:30pm. More information can be found on the events page.