Scott Blum (Composer/Musician) originally from the New Jersey/New York area, currently lives in Bradenton Beach, Florida. The area’s known drummer/percussionist, his performances include, dance bands, theatre productions, parades, circus, festivals, orchestra, opera, radio, television, and studio recording. He has performed with a wide range of artists from Archie Shepp to Esteban. Scott has received numerous awards and grants for programs throughout the community. His credits include innovative and educational presentations, drum circles, dance classes and percussion workshops including Performing Art Centers, Libraries, Schools, Colleges, and Museums. He can be seen performing and teaching throughout Florida with Sarasota Contemporary Dance, The Sea Notes Dixieland Jazz Band, The Jacobites, First Brass, Piping Hot, Manatee Concert Band, The North Port Concert Band, Anna Maria Island Orchestra and Chorus and many other performers. He is an active member of the Association of Florida Teaching Artists, Sarasota Ed Explore and Arts for Healing.