Mike Scott


Guitarist Mike Scott was born in Fukuoka, Japan while his father was stationed overseas with the United States Air Force. He grew up living in Ohio, New Jersey, and Arizona before moving to southern California at the age of 18 to pursue a career in music. His studies of both classical and jazz guitar led him to the University of Southern California where he earned a Bachelor and Masters Degree in Music Performance.

Mike has performed extensively in the Los Angeles area and throughout the United States. He has recorded for television and film soundtracks, played on a number of CD projects and has had the opportunity to work with many of Los Angeles’ talented jazz musicians.

His own recordings include “Good Place To Be”, a jazz quartet featuring pianist Josh Nelson, bassist Michael Valerio, and drummer Lorca Hart. And 'SPES', a quartet with tenor saxophonist Jeff Ellwood, bassist Roger Shew, and drummer Tim Pleasant.
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