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Darius Scott

Born: January 19, 1961    Primary Instrument: Piano

Darius Scott

Born in Ithaca, New York, pianist/composer Darius Scott grew up in Boston and has been living in Baltimore since 1983. Both of his parents enjoyed music, especially jazz. As a toddler, they used to take him to The Jazz Workshop to hear the legends playing and inventing the style of music he would eventually learn to play as well. At one point during that time, he even sat on a piano bench next to Thelonious Monk. Darius didn’t begin trying to play piano until college. When an injury sidelined him from soccer for a season, he signed up for a “keyboard awareness” class and through a friend, discovered the ragtime piano music of Scott Joplin. Darius memorized several of Joplin’s rags and although he often played them repeatedly to the most accommodating of his family, friends and associates. Darius found Joplin’s music to be so enjoyable and intricate that it occupied him for several years. During that period, he developed an interest in learning more about the piano and jazz music....
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Awards:

2010 Grammy nominee for Live at Twins Jazz, Vol. II

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