Scott Wise is an Australian musician and instrument maker. He started playing country blues at college in Australia with an American friend in the late '60s and has never stopped. He has played harmonica, electric and acoustic guitars , mandolins and other instruments in a long performing career in Australia in a diverse range of genres from country blues, r&b, rock, celtic, country and pop music. He has also written music for film, television and theater. His current country blues band, the Ten Cent Shooters , formed in 1980 remains well-known and loved all over Australia. His blues harmonica classes at Australian festivals are a perennial favorite and he has recently been teaching his approach to blues on the mandolin.