BAND MEMBERS: Scott Kelly: Lead Singer, Songwriter, Rhythm Guitarist
Scott Kelly, the founder of Scott Kelly and the Dynamics, has a broad musical taste that encompasses various genres. He finds inspiration in different styles of music and enjoys incorporating them into both the band's cover songs and original compositions. This diverse musical palette allows the band to create a unique and eclectic sound that resonates with a wide range of listeners.
By blending elements from different genres, Scott Kelly and the Dynamics infuse their music with a refreshing and dynamic quality. Whether it's incorporating elements of rock, pop, folk, blues, or even experimental genres, the band aims to create a captivating and genre-bending experience for their audience.
Scott's appreciation for various genres not only influences the band's musical arrangements but also adds depth and dimension to their songwriting. By drawing inspiration from a wide range of musical styles, Scott and the band are able to create compositions that are rich in diversity and maintain a fresh and innovative sound.
This openness to different genres and their incorporation into both covers and original songs allows Scott Kelly and the Dynamics to connect with listeners who have diverse musical preferences. It also showcases Scott's willingness to explore new sonic territories and experiment with different musical ideas to deliver a unique and engaging musical experience.
Dan "The Man From Pakistan" Pascal: Bass Guitar
Often affectionately referred to as "Dan the Man from Pakistan," Pascal's distinct style and musicality are a significant part of the band's sound. His innate ability to keep the beat in perfect synchronization with Adam Taylor's drumming adds depth and dimension to the group's performances.
Throughout his tenure with the band, Dan Pascal has played an integral role in the creation of their discography, contributing to all of their recordings. Among their original songs, Pascal holds a special affinity for "Wake Up," cherishing its unique blend of musicality and lyrical depth. When it comes to cover songs, Pascal's favorite is "Santeria" by Sublime, a testament to his diverse musical tastes and appreciation for different genres.
As the backbone of Scott Kelly and the Dynamics, Dan Pascal continues to captivate audiences with his remarkable talent and unwavering dedication. With each performance and recording, he solidifies his reputation as a masterful bassist, ensuring that the band's sound resonates with fans across the globe.
Adam Taylor: Drummer, backing vocals
Adam Taylor, also known as Astar, is a highly skilled drummer and one of the founding members of Scott Kelly and the Dynamics. With a passion for music that ignited during his childhood, Adam has been playing drums since he was a teenager, ever since he acquired a dusty old drum kit from a friend at the age of 15.
He has been a part of the Ottawa Music scene since the 1990s, playing in various bands at iconic venues that include Barrymore's, Zaphod Beeblebrox, House of TARG and Babylon nightclub. He has served as the backbone of various groups that cover many styles including Surf Rock, Jazz Fusion, Blues, Hard Rock, Grunge, Pop and Alternative.
As the backbeat of the band, Adam's drumming serves as the heartbeat of their sound, infusing each performance with energy, groove, and pocket. His contributions to the band are irreplaceable, providing a solid foundation that drives their music forward and captivates audiences.
While Adam's dedication to music is undeniable, his true priorities lie in his loving family. He cherishes his role as a husband to his wonderful wife and a proud father of two kids. Recognizing the importance of balancing his passion for music with the joys of family life, Adam finds inspiration in the support and love they provide.
Through his drumming, Adam Taylor continues to leave a lasting impact on the music scene. His unwavering commitment to both his family and his craft serves as a testament to his character, and his rhythmic talents make him a vital force in Scott Kelly and the Dynamics.
Kloe Podage: Vocals
Introducing the newest member of Scott Kelly and the Dynamics, Kloe Podage! Hailing from France but now living in Canada, Kloe is a dynamic and talented French singer who brings a wealth of musical influences to the band. With a passion for jazz, soul, gospel, salsa, and R&B, Kloe's musical palette is incredibly diverse and unique.
At just 24 years old, Kloe has already been honing her craft for seven years, making a name for herself as a rising star in the Canadian music scene. With a captivating stage presence and a voice that effortlessly traverses different genres, Kloe's performances are a testament to her versatility as an artist.
Having embarked on her musical journey five years ago, Kloe has cultivated a deep appreciation for the rich traditions of jazz, soul, and gospel. These influences serve as a foundation for her music, allowing her to infuse her performances with a soulful and heartfelt quality. However, Kloe's curiosity and love for exploring new musical territories have led her to embrace genres like salsa, alternative, and R&B, adding an exciting and fresh dimension to her sound.
Kloe's addition to Scott Kelly and the Dynamics brings a whole new energy to the band's indie music landscape. Her powerful vocals and eclectic style perfectly complement the band's unique sound, creating a harmonious blend of musical influences that will captivate audiences.
Stay tuned for the electrifying performances and enchanting collaborations that await as Kloe Podage joins Scott Kelly and the Dynamics on their musical journey. Follow her on social media to keep up with all the latest updates, and get ready to experience the magic that unfolds when talent and creativity unite.