Scott plays with a sensitivity and musicality that is rare. His playing reflects his desire to engage the listener with the music rather than impress with his technical skill. You’ll hear bluesy lines, interesting harmonic ideas and thoughtful lyricism free of artifice. A treat for the discerning listener.” Mimi Fox, jazz guitarist and winner in 6 consecutive Downbeat Magazine international critic’s polls.
Scott started playing guitar in 1969 at age twelve. Scott studied with Linc Chamberland and at Berklee College of Music He began playing professionally in 1974 and has played with jazz greats Dave Liebman, Richard Beirach and Pee Wee Ellis among others. His early career crossed many genres from rock and blues to radio jingles. Now Scott devotes all of his musical energies to his first love — jazz. He counts as his influences guitarists Kenny Burrell, Pat Martino and Wes Montgomery and well as contemporary guitarist Peter Bernstein. He is currently working on a recording of standards and originals.
When not playing guitar, Scott can be found practicing law in Hartford, Connecticut.