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Rhoda Scott

Primary Instrument: Organ, Hammond B3

Born: July 3, 1938    

Rhoda Scott

The daughter of an AME minister, Scott spent much of her childhood in New Jersey, where she learned to play organ in the churches where her father served. Soon she herself was serving frequently as organist for youth and gospel choirs at her father's and other churches. Scott later studied classical piano, but she concentrated on the organ, eventually earning a Masters' degree in music theory from the Manhattan School of Music. By this time she had been asked by a choir member to fill in with a small band as a jazz pianist. Enjoying the music, she agreed to stay on with the band on condition that she be allowed to play organ instead of piano. Choosing as her instrument the Hammond Organ, she soon became a preeminent jazz musician....
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    Encore, Encore, Encore

    Sunnyside Records
    2005
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    The Hammond Organ Of Christmas

    Sunnyside Records
    2003
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    Encore, Encore, Encore...

    Sunnyside
    2003
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    Jazz In Paris

    Sunnyside
    2000
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    Rhoda Scott 1.

    Sunnyside
    1985
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    A L'Orgue Hammond (Classiques & Jazz)

    Sunnyside
    1984
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    Negro Spirituals - Chantés Et Interprétés A L'Orgue Hammond Par...

    Sunnyside
    1983
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