With a career that spans over 30 years, Stephen Scott has displayed his evolution as a pianist, composer, band leader, and teacher.
He has performed and or recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Betty Carter, Sonny Rollins, Roy Hargrove, Freddie Hubbard, Pieces of a Dream, Dr. John, bassist Ron Carter and many others. He began his career at age 14 performing with former ‘Basie’ trumpter Dave Burns and soon after at age 17, landed the gig with Vocalist Betty Carter. He spent nearly ten years as the pianist with saxophonist Sonny Rollins and 20 years as pianist for bassist, Ron Carter.
Among the many recordings he has been involved with are the Grammy Award winning recordings of Betty Carter’s LOOK WHAT I GOT, Joe Henderson’s LUSH LIFE, and THIS IS WHAT I DO and WITHOUT A SONG: THE 9/11 CONCERT both with Sonny Rollins.
You can listen to some of his original compositions below: