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Scott Colley

His forceful lines, impeccable articulation, assured sense of swing and sensitive support have made Scott Colley the bassist of choice for such jazz legends as Jim Hall, Andrew Hill and Herbie Hancock. Colley's remarkably empathetic skills, strong melodic penchant and improvisational daring have also served him well in groups led by colleagues Chris Potter, Greg Osby, David Binney and Adam Rogers. But it is as a composer and bandleader in his own right that Colley has flourished in recent years, as evidenced by a string of consistently impressive recordings, beginning with his 1996 debut Portable Universe, (Freelance) and continuing with 1997's This Place (SteepleChase), 1998's Subliminal (Criss Cross), 2000’s The Magic Line (Arabesque) and 2002’s Initial Wisdom (Palmetto).

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Albums

Empire
Empire
CAM Jazz
2011
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Empire
Empire
CAM Jazz
2010
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Architect Of The Silent Moment
Architect Of The...
CAM Jazz
2008
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Architect Of The Silent Moment
Architect Of The...
CAM Jazz
2007
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Initial Wisdom
Initial Wisdom
Palmetto Records
2002
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The Magic Line
The Magic Line
Arabesque Jazz
2000
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