Roland Interview: Adrian Scott – A Brief Introduction

In addition to his long career as a touring musician (Air Supply, Little River Band, Kylie Minogue, Dragon), Adrian Scott is also a writer/producer and has been involved in the development of many classic Roland products. In this video interview he gives us a brief introduction and shares some great anecdotes.

Adrian Scott is a rare breed of musician — having forged multiple careers as a performer, musical director, writer, producer, demonstrator and sound designer.

His credits are like reading a timeline of popular music. From touring and playing with such legendary groups as Air Supply, The Little River Band and Dragon to being music supervisor for a multitude of Australian acts, including Kylie Minogue.

Adrian has also been involved with Roland for more than 30 years, starting out as a demonstrator, then moving into R&D and sound creation. He has been helped develop many of the classic Roland synthesizers, sequencers and rhythm machines including the D-50, and all the Sound Canvas, Fantom, JV and Juno range of synthesizers & sound modules.

To this day Adrian is still proudly involved with product design, sound design, and demonstration materials for Roland.

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