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November 5, 2017 - 8:24am
Anonymous says:

Scott - This is Kelly Dougherty. Sebastian and I are so happy we chose you to play during our wedding celebration on 7/15/2017 at Lambeau Field. You are so talented and a true delight. Our wedding was exactly what we wanted and you were a big part of that. You are amazing! Thank you for being so easy to work with too. You are a true artist! I hope our paths cross again soon. I will definitely contact you for my next big event! If anyone is reading this, be sure to book Scott! Don’t hesitate!

June 27, 2016 - 3:04pm
Jim Stanton says:

To whom it may concern:

Scott Dercks did an amazing job playing in the exhibit hall for our Annual Conference. It was really nice to have the smooth sounds of his guitar filling up the hall while our attendees and exhibitors did their business. Scott charges a very reasonable price. He was on time and brought all of his own equipment. He loves what he does and so will you. He knows many of today’s and yesterday’s favorite songs and it made for a rich and sophisticated business environment. We would not hesitate to bring him back for a future event.

Jim Stanton
Svetlana Mitchell
Exhibitor Committee Chair
Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators Conference
June 18-22, 2016
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

June 25, 2016 - 11:54am
Melissa & Brian Spinner says:

Scott -
Thank you for helping make our wedding day perfect. Your solo guitar at our wedding ceremony was beautiful…the guests (and us) are still talking about how great of a talent you have. It was just amazing!
Thanks again,
The Spinners

February 27, 2014 - 9:59am
Daniel Collins, Sonic M.D. says:

Excellent work last Friday at the Green Bay Film Festival. Scott joined up with Randi Fay and Limited Edition, playing for the opening night Gala. I should also mention that Scott was a last minute addition, had no chance to rehearse with the group, and nobody listening would have known it. Impressive, considering that the show included several “Limited Edition” originals.

March 3, 2014 - 12:54pm
scott says:

Thanks, Daniel. It did go well and it was great to get to play with the group and meet some new musicians.
Being able to make my addition as seamless as possible is something I strive for. (and almost always accomplish)
Thanks again for the kind words.
All My Best,

August 27, 2013 - 8:23am
Erin and Charlie Driscoll says:

Scott preformed beautifully for our wedding ceremony and cocktail hour. He was extremely flexible and open to accommodating our playlist requests. We couldn’t be happier with his performance and would recommend Scott to anyone who is looking for a wedding musician! Thank you, Scott! -Erin & Charlie Driscoll

August 30, 2011 - 9:01pm
Joni Kruse says:

I thank you so much for your bravery. The weather was treacherous. I was really nervous and preoccupied dealing with my mom and worrying about the comfort of everyone else. So I was relieved that you stayed and provided such nice music. Thank you and I will keep you in mind for any other needs we may have and will be happy to refer. Joni

August 30, 2011 - 9:00pm
Amber Peterson says:

Thank you so much for everything ! The music was wonderful !!!! I received a lot of compliments. My sister-in-law’s father (Russ Peterson) told me at the reception that he knows you as well, so that was really cool. I will definitely recommend you to anyone I know that is planning an event !!! Thanks again for making it all go so smoothly—I was so stressed and you make it all go so well . Thanks , Amber

August 30, 2011 - 9:00pm
Brian Kinney says:

Hey Scott,
Thank you for your talent and great vibe/energy on Saturday. I also appreciate your help with teardown.
It was very cool when you played solo while we were re-setting the gear. Your sound and arrangements were beautiful, Bro!
I love it when a player takes the initiative to keep the energy of the party happening.
Glad you enjoyed it as well. We’ll hopefully do it again soon.
Yea my Bro!

August 30, 2011 - 8:58pm
Amy says:

Hi Scott, Yes I was EXTREMELY happy with the music and also how friendly you were with the children. My neice Ella is quite the card and I saw that she was pestering you in some pictures. :-) I also saw a picture with Logan sitting on your stool and Ella standing next to him. Thank you so much! Everyone loved the music and you will come highly recommended from me. I also heard that you found a fellow fisherman in my Uncle Lloyd. :-)

Thanks again!

August 30, 2011 - 8:58pm
Holly and Jimmy says:


You were AWESOME Tuesday night at the show…thanks for all you did to create a fun, successful evening!!

It was a blast!!!!

We love ya!

Holly and Jimmy

August 30, 2011 - 8:57pm
Chris W says:

Scott, thank you so much. I wish I could have heard more of your music that day. We got so many compliments on your playing at our wedding. So glad we chose you. We will definitely keep you in mind if we ever have another need.


August 30, 2011 - 8:56pm
Laura Gibbons says:

Thanks Scott! The music was absolutely beautiful & we had many compliments on it. I’ll be sure to pass on your name to friends!

Thanks again,

August 30, 2011 - 8:53pm
Carissa and Alex says:

Hi Scott,

Thank you for your kind wishes. We were very happy with your music - thank you so much! We had a great time dancing and hope you and the band had fun playing too!

Also, we will be sure to pass your name along if we come across anyone looking for a band (I’m sure some of our friends will be getting married sometime soon!)!!

Thanks again,
Carissa & Alex

August 30, 2011 - 8:48pm
Gary Vogel says:

God Bless you Scott. I admire you for being able to live off your art. I certainly cannot, but then, you are miles beyond me in talent. And bravery. And yes, I am lucky I have nobody to support either.”

August 30, 2011 - 8:44pm
James Fitzpatrick says:

“Scott whenever I visit your facebook page I am struck by how much music you get to make, how many people love it, and how many people hold you in such high regard. May this coming year be another in your series of brilliant accomplishments and may this be your happiest birthday ever.”

August 30, 2011 - 8:39pm
Elizabeth Dittrich says:

Thank you so much- we were very pleased with everything and yes our guests were very impressed. You were right, we did not have to worry about you! I wil pass your name on for sure!
Thanks again

August 30, 2011 - 8:30pm
Brian Kinney says:

Subject: Hey Scott!

I enjoyed reading your info. Peace, justice, and the preservation of Mother earth”, very cool Scott!
Again, just wanted to say how much I enjoyed singing with you at Jacob’s funeral. Your arrangements and playing were beautiful!
After reading your info, you two had much in common. Your talent and artistry were appreciated by everyone there, especially the family.

August 30, 2011 - 8:29pm
Elizabeth Lasley-Lord says:

Hi Scott!
It has been a long time since I have been out to see you and your
enjoyable shows! Imagine my surprise to see you play at Spirit Garage a
several weeks ago, which has been my home church for a few years now. Dan
is a great guy, and I love how the environment nurtures artists, and those
in need of less formal worship options. You sounded great, but I didn’t
come up to say hello, as you looked busy, and I didn’t want to impose. I
hope you would be willing to come play again at Spirit Garage…we all
enjoyed it so much!

With warmest regards,


February 20, 2011 - 12:01pm
Sharyn D says:

Happy Birthday Scott-I look forward to meeting you! Best, Sharyn D

January 24, 2011 - 2:16pm
scott says:

Thank you so much for your musical efforts yesterday! I have received so many thanks and kind words about you all – what a blessing you are to this community of faith.


January 22, 2011 - 9:47pm
scott says:

Thank you also, Scott, for playing for us on Christmas Eve. I especially appreciated it
when you gave me a little background music during some of the spoken parts. That really
added to the experience, I believe. Your solo piece, “A Child Is Born” was beautiful. I
didn’t take the opportunity to tell you that because I was so distracted with my oldest
daughter, who has separated herself from our family, showing up.
Anyway, it would be great to do something like that again sometime, especially since we’ve
had a crack at it now. I hope you have a great and blessed new year!
In Christ,
Pastor Sally

January 22, 2011 - 9:45pm
scott says:


You did a wonderful job. We don’t have any events coming up but will definitely keep you in mind. Our daughter isn’t devoloping a new skating program just now but I’ll let you know if it works out for her to skate to your music in the future. Feel free to use us as a reference if that ever helps. Take care.


January 22, 2011 - 9:45pm
scott says:

Sorry for the late response, but we just got back from our honeymoon earlier this week and have been trying to readjust to the real world again. Your playing was amazing and your talent pushed our wedding up a notch on the awesome scale. Thanks for everything, thanks for the help with the microphones, thanks for toughing out the cold weather. Your track record basically speaks for itself, but if you ever need a reference let me know.

January 22, 2011 - 9:45pm
scott says:

It was a pleasure to work with you Scott; thanks for rolling with the scene. Many people, including the bride and groom, remarked about your terrific playing.

The wedding was lovely with the exception of the abominable DJ. He kept it down and suitable through dinner and then cranked it up louder by the hour. I like to dance, but it was impossible to have a conversation. I dread all DJ events.

It was my good fortune to have been given your number; it was the perfect fit for the setting - but I like working with guitar in any setting.

I wish you lots of work and will keep you in mind for other stuff and/or others than are looking for a music contact.


January 22, 2011 - 9:44pm
scott says:


Thanks so much for the classy touch you brought to Sean and Staci’s special day. I loved the serious, yet light-hearted toone of the ceremony and I think you ‘read’ the event perfectly. We had an absolutely PERFECT day and so much fun at the reception!

And yes, I will keep you in mind for future opportunities.



January 22, 2011 - 9:43pm
scott says:

“You were awesome!! I love your vocals, gritty and good…let’s play together soon!! :)”
Melody Mendis

January 22, 2011 - 9:43pm
scott says:

“Scott is not only a fantastic guitarist he is also one of the most professional musicians I have ever worked with. A reliable trustworthy friend. We are going to have a great time at Stepping Stone Theater.”
Will Hale

January 22, 2011 - 9:42pm
scott says:

“one of the most heartwarming and beautiful performances I ever had the priviledge of hearing… truly what Pete imagined when he first dreamed of this union of musical brilliance.”
Rick Kokoruda

January 22, 2011 - 9:41pm
scott says:

“It was such a treat to sing with you today, Scott! You are an amazing musician. I am so glad we got to do that today, it was very special. Peace.”
Mary Jane Alm

January 22, 2011 - 9:40pm
scott says:

Hey all, this is from the father of the bride for the gig in Rochester last
evening. Thanks to all for doing such a great job! George
Rock It was nothing short of fantastic. They had the dance floor packed all
night. They performed with a lot of energy. People kept asking me all night
long how I found such a great band. Thank you.

January 22, 2011 - 9:39pm
scott says:

Javier says, “Always amazing……your devotion to your musical talent has given your fans the pleasure of enjoying your music for many years….Peace to you always in all you do.”.

January 22, 2011 - 9:38pm
scott says:

Larry Reding sent a message using the contact form at


Please forgive us for not being in contact with you sooner. Our entire
family is so grateful that we were able to locate you and that you were
able to be such a memorable part of Jake’s celebration of life. Your
musical talent, the ability to improvise during the celebration and to so
wonderfully connect with Brian Kinney’s vocals, having met him only 30
minutes earlier created a life long memory for us.

We know that Jake was smiling and playing along with you. We also know
that he would have been extremely proud to have shared a fishing boat with

We miss him so much and each day does not go by without someone or
something reminding us of what he gave us in the 31 years he blessed us
with his presence.

We feel that it is important for you to know that you provide a
participation and involvement musically that cannot be explained but only

Thank you from the family of Jake Reding.

PS: Feel free to put this message on your web site if you so desire

January 22, 2011 - 9:37pm
scott says:

To Brian and Scott.
Both of you were so wonderful to work with guys are so
tasty and soulful.
Thanks so much for making it a successful gig!!
Dorothy Doring

January 22, 2011 - 9:36pm
scott says:

Thank you so much- we were very pleased with everything and yes our guests were very impressed. You were right, we did not have to worry about you! I wil pass youtr name on for sure!
Thanks again

January 22, 2011 - 9:36pm
scott says:

Brian sent you a message.

Subject: Hey Scott!

I enjoyed reading your info. Peace, justice, and the preservation of Mother earth”, very cool Scott!
Again, just wanted to say how much I enjoyed singing with you at Jacob’s funeral. Your arrangements and playing were beautiful!
After reading your info, you two had much in common. Your talent and artistry were appreciated by everyone there, especially the family.

January 22, 2011 - 9:35pm
scott says:

Leon and Scott

Please pass on to the band a huge thank you for great music and entertainment at my birthday party!

You guys kicked major ass!

Everyone came up to me and the first thing out of their mouths was “Uebler, where in the hell did you find this band?”

The second question was “Where and when do they play next?” (Then they wished me a happy birthday.)

You have gained a lot of fans that hopefully will start showing at your shows.

Randy and Kelley enjoyed the music and their friends were wowed with you guys!!

Needless to say, the band was a great hit!

Everyone seemed to have fun and also commented that the band looked like they had fun too.

Leon, thanks for accommodating the extra lady singers for me and requests- it added even more to a fabulous party.

Deb enjoyed every song (and that is important to me.)

(There is already talk to have a party/fundraiser next January at the same place, same food and most importantly the same band!)

(They will probably have a date this month for next year’s party!)

Again, thanks for making this the best birthday party that I have ever had!

Rick and Deb

January 22, 2011 - 9:34pm
scott says:

great job yesterday buddy, it was a pleasure to meet you, fine fine player, fine human! :)

I look forward to next time


Mark K Johnson

January 22, 2011 - 9:33pm
scott says:

Hi Scott,

I just wanted to send you a quick note and say it was a pleasure to
both watch you play, and to talk with you afterward at the Spirit

I felt for some time that I need a mentor/teacher at this point in my
“career”. Someone that can help me grow as a guitarist, performing
artist, and as a professional.

So I am very interested in taking lessons from you.

What are your rates, by the way?

Would you be interested in doing Saturday morning/afternoon lessons?
I am going on vacation to Arizona next week from the 15th through the
23rd. But could start them Saturday the 30th (Unless my band UZZA is
in the Studio).

January 22, 2011 - 9:33pm
scott says:

Chico Harris commented on your status:

“Scott Dercks did an amazing job subbing for JT last evening. Got Ghost? call Ghostbusters, got a gig and
need a bass player or guitarist? call Scott Dercks.

Thanks Bro

January 22, 2011 - 9:32pm
scott says:

Scott,I am so honored that you replied to me regarding the possibility of joining us in this venue. I am enthralled by your guitar playing capabilities and believe your style would be the perfect fit to this music endeavor—you’ve got that pure Bread—James Griffin sound I’ve been looking for. “we are not worthy” my friend-I hope we can be!! I will call you later today to discuss. just wondering if you know Steven Gores-premier music? He has agreed to be the keyboard player and just think you two may have crossed at some time-he is an excellent artist and has five cd’s to his name, all excellent. I am very excited to have the chance to speak with you today. is there a time you would prefer I call?

thanks so much for your reply and I look forward to speaking with you.

January 22, 2011 - 9:30pm
scott says:

Scott—here’s a nice note from Carrie Lee…
Subject: Thank you!!
I just wanted to let you know that Scott and the other two players of the Jazz Trio did a FANTASTIC job at my wedding reception on August 21st, in Ottertail MN. My husband and I got so many complements on how wonderful the Jazz Trio sounded. It truly set the mood for the perfect night. Our fist dance went beautifully from their end. We where very nervous and made small mistakes from ours. If you would pass along extra thanks to the guys it would be very much appreciated.


Carrie (Lee) McBride

December 2, 2010 - 5:40pm
Wes and Natalie Soderberg says:

Thank you so much for making our wedding day so amazing! Its been 2 months and people are STILL raving about you!

July 12, 2010 - 9:51am
Russ Wiley says:

Thanks so much for the great music Saturday night for Lisa’s 50th birthday bash. All night people kept coming up to me and asking ” where did I find this great musician?” You really made our evening fantastic! Hope to have you play again for our group sometime soon. Best, Russ

July 6, 2009 - 2:36pm
Stephan says:

Scott was fantastic!! We did not give him very much direction but he took what we gave him and added to it…thus making our ceremony very beautiful! He was such an integral part of our ceremony. He played beautifully! I am happy that we choose him. His years of experience shine through his music and through his professionalism. Thanks Scott!!

April 10, 2009 - 11:19am
Trista Johnson says:

Scott played 3 songs from one of my favorite movies, “Love Actually,” during our wedding ceremony on February 28, 2009 at the Como Park Conservatory…it was wonderful! He was professional, easy to work with, and willing to learn new music. Everything was perfect. Thank you Scott!!!

March 1, 2009 - 2:49pm
Elizabeth says:

Scott played Hendrix’s “Little Wing” as I walked down the eisle at my wedding—-And it was perfect! He met with me beforehand and we spoke about what I wanted. He took the time to understand my vision, and executed it flawlessly. Scott was a pleasure to work with, and I very highly recommend him.

November 18, 2008 - 8:49pm
Johnny Rocker says:

Sure missing you my friend. Hope you come to the apple town soon. So much to catch up on. Love you, John&Jane

October 21, 2008 - 9:37pm
scott says:>
Morning Scott,
We can’t thank you enough! Our day was absolutely perfect and we received tons of compliments on our music so thank you! Glad everything worked out so smoothly.

We will definitely share your name down the road.

Thanks again-
Sara & Patrick

October 21, 2008 - 9:36pm
scott says:>

You did an excellent job! I had compliments from many. My son was so worried he was the only one dancing towards 9:30 and I explained that we had already discussed that since I have a bit of an older crowd, it was not going to be a lot of all night dancing as you see with people in their twenties and a dance floor at other types of receptions. I will recommend you to anyone looking for tasteful, wonderful music for their wedding.


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