Scott Unzicker

Guitarist ★ Musician ★ Songwriter


Scott Unzicker has been lending his talents to myriad bands in Austin, TX and abroad for twenty years and counting. His professionalism, laid-back demeanor, and work ethic have established him as the go-to guitar player for bands in need of solid lead and rhythm work.

Uninterested in ego-gratifying guitar pyrotechnics, his approach can best be described by his oft-repeated guiding principle: “play to the music.”

Not just a “gun for hire,” Scott’s eight-year collaboration with Mike Milligan and the Altar Boyz has proved a fruitful union of talent. With two studio albums, and thousands of miles of touring Texas (hey, it’s a really big place), they established themselves as one of the preeminent blues/roots acts of the Lone Star State.

Scott also enjoys a seven year (and counting) collaboration with the Soul Supporters, an Austin based R&B, soul, and blues outfit, whose lead vocalists, Lauren Cervantes and Angela Miller, are now touring with the multi-Grammy nominated phenomenon, the Black Pumas. They released their self-titled CD in 2017.

Along with Erin Jaimes, Scott held down the Tuesday night shows at Friend's Bar in Austin for nearly 14 years. With Erin, Scott toured all over Texas, recorded a CD, and, in 2006, was lucky enough to play for the beautiful people of Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, the Azores, Portugal, which he counts as one of the highlights of his career.

Scott's most recent work involves his collaboration as a guitar player with elite veteran Rob Roy Parnell. Rob Roy has been playing Texas for 36 years and counting, and has worked with the best in the buiness. An entertaining showman, Rob has played a decade of shows before the famed Red River Rivalry at the State Fair of Texas, and is in constant demand.

Scott plays whatever gear is right for the gig. No pedals. No gimmicks. Just good tone.

If you are a roots, blues, or Americana band in need of a guitar player, contact Scott:

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A FEW QUICK AND DIRTY VIDS (the first featuring Gary Clark Jr. on Drums!):


For Over a Decade...