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Cindy Scott's debut CD “should make anyone take notice,” says New York recording artist Roseanna Vitro.

Cindy Scott has a warm, sexy tone with clear presentation of lyrics and attention to melody. In her singing can be heard the influences of well-known jazz artists Sarah Vaughn and Karrin Allyson, with a touch of Ricki Lee Jones mixed in. She either swings hard or floats dreamily, depending on the song. Scott's passion for jazz comes out in her delivery and endears her to her listeners.

Scott was born into a family of musicians. She studied classical flute and attended Louisiana State University on a music scholarship. Then, as an exchange student in Germany, she discovered jazz. While studying abroad, Scott began singing with a German trio in the jazz cellars of the Black Forest. German native Thomas Gunther, now pianist for the Chicago Jazz Ensemble, remembers working with Scott fondly. “Her timing and phrasing was that of an old, experienced jazz singer, very uncommon for someone only 21 years old.”

After returning to the US, Scott continued singing. She sang with the Louisiana State University big band and also performed at jazz venues around town. She eventually attended the University of South Carolina for a Masters in International Business, and while there, she was the soloist for their big band led by Roger Pemberton, with whom she performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in The Hague, Netherlands.

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“Vocalist Cindy Scott strikes gold her first time out. Scott is a musical artist who delivers fables and stories and vignettes of life and love. But the young lady can also swing you into bad health. Highly recommended.” —As reviewed by Roger Crane, AllAboutJazz.com

“A record which should make anyone take notice. Congratulations.” —Roseanna Vitro, veteran recording artist and jazz vocalist

“Beautiful pitch, great time (which I believe is almost everything) nice players & arrangements too -very good!!! Hard to believe you've not been 'at it' for very long, you also sound so natural, great voice!” —Karrin Allyson, Concord Jazz recording artist and grammy nominee

“If you dig poignant melody beautifully expressed, “Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye” is alone worth the price of admission.” —Frank Dorritie, two-time grammy winning producer

“The arrangements and execution are superb, as are Scott's vocals

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Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Credentials/Background

Teach Jazz Vocal Ensemble at the University of New Orleans. Teach jazz and pop vocals privately to all ages and levels. Specialize in improvisation and vocal technique specifically for pop, r&b and jazz styles.

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Album Historia by Cindy Scott

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STEM
2014

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Album Let The Devil Take Tomorrow by Cindy Scott

Let The Devil Take...

Catahoula Records
2010

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Album Major to Minor by Cindy Scott

Major to Minor

Catahoula Records
2003

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