Neighborhood: Downtown Manhattan (will travel)
Ages taught: ages 14-adult
Levels taught: beg-adv
Aaron Scott is a composer and jazz drummer, born June 19, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. In 1989 he began a 14-year association and tenure with master jazz pianist McCoy Tyner as part of the McCoy Tyner Trio, winning three Grammy Awards and performing worldwide with artists such as Bobby Hutcherson, George Benson, Michael Brecker, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson and many others. He lived in Paris a number of years, and currently resides in New York. While in Paris, he performed with the LÕOrchestre National de Jazz and studied conducting at the ƒcole Normale de Musique de Paris. He was later awarded Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by then Minister of Culture, Jack Lang.
Watch a classic video of Aaron Scott as part of the McCoy Tyner Trio: