Christian Scott

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Christian Scott
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Christian Scott from Tutu Revisited tour
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Alex Han, Christian Scott and Marcus Miller on Tutu Revisited tour
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One of the brightest young trumpeters on the jazz scene today, Christian Scott has made a strong impression with his open-minded style, warm tone and two Concord recordings. Born in New Orleans, he started on the trumpet when he was 12. The nephew of altoist Donald Harrison, Scott developed very quickly and at 16 went on the road as a member of his uncle’s band. He attended the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts and Berklee, graduating from the latter in 2004. That year he played as a member of the Berklee Monterey Quartet at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Scott made his recording debut on Donald Harrison’s Real Life Stories in 2002. Four years later when he was 22, he led his first CD, Rewind That, a set that mixed together rock, R&B and fusion with modern jazz. He has since followed up with Anthem, an original recording inspired by the horrific damage caused by Hurricane Katrina and the government’s indifference. Scott appears as a guest on recordings by Nnenna Freelon, Erin Boheme and Boney James and has worked in R&B settings with Mos Def and Jill Scott. While he names Miles Davis as his main influence, Christian Scott has a sound and style of his own, and an enormous amount of potential.

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Articles on Christian Scott

01/17/13    Albums    By Michael J. West

Stefon Harris/David Sánchez/Christian Scott
Ninety Miles Live at Cubadisco

10/15/12    Community Articles    By Ed Hamilton

Christian Scott at Gibson Guitar Center in Beverly Hills, Calif.

10/06/12    Community Articles    By Ed Hamilton

Christian Scott at Gibson Guitar Center in Beverly Hills, Calif.

05/23/12    News    By Jeff Tamarkin

Christian Scott to Release New Album, ‘Christian aTunde Adjuah’

01/27/12    Features    By Giovanni Russonello

A New Day in Harlem

11/10/11    Cuba    By Jeff Tamarkin

Stefon Harris, David Sánchez & Christian Scott’s ‘Ninety Miles’ Project

10/16/11    Albums    By Bill Beuttler

Ninety Miles
Stefon Harris/David Sánchez/Christian Scott

08/04/10    Concerts    By Thomas Conrad

Review of Heineken Jazzaldia Festival De Jazz

May 2010    Features    By Nate Chinen

Christian Scott: Great Scott

09/24/09    News    By Lee Mergner

The Kennedy Center Announces 2009-2010 Jazz Season

April 2009    Albums    By Josef Woodard

Live at Newport
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11/12/08    Concerts    By Evan Haga

Tranquility Jazz Festival

September 2008    Features    By

New Visionaries

04/18/08    Concerts    By George Kanzler

Cape May Jazz Festival

April 2008    News    By Evan Haga

IAJE Conference and NEA Jazz Masters: Notes from the Great White North

11/19/07    Concerts    By Chris Walker

Blue Bay Jazz Festival

October 2007    Albums    By Steve Greenlee

Anthem
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October 2007    Artist Profiles    By David French

Christian Scott: Brave New World

11/14/06    By Bill Milkowski

08/15/06    Concerts    By Steve Greenlee

Hiromi, Christian Scott at JVC Newport

April 2006    Albums    By Andrew Lindemann Malone

Rewind That
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April 2006    Albums    By Andrew Lindemann Malone

Rewind That
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08/23/04    Concerts    By David R. Adler

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2004

07/17/00    Concerts    By JazzTimes

Estoril Jazz Festival 2000

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Rewind That

Concord Records

Rewind That

Concord Records

Rewind That

Concord Records
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Anthem

Concord Records
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Live at Newport

Concord Records
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