Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Scott Gwinnell

Scott is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger residing in the Metro-Detroit area of the United States. He is also an educator, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo, in Ohio. He is the jazz piano instructor there as well as a teacher of jazz improvisation, arranging and composition, ensembles, and jazz history. Scott also the music director and accompanist for jazz vocal legend, Jon Hendricks, and his vocal group, Vocalstra.

As a performer, Scott has has performed, recorded, and/or toured with internationally known musicians such as:

Dizzy Gillespie- trumpeter, co-creator of bebop Jazz with Charlie Parker Jimmy Heath- saxophonist, innovator of hard bop Jazz Terry Gibbs- vibraphonist legend Billy Hart- drummer, one of the world's most requested sidemen since 1970s Claudio Roditi- trumpeter in the tradition of Dizzy Gillespie Marcus Belgrave- trumpeter, long-time member of Ray Charles group. Recorded and performed with Charles Mingus James Carter- saxophonist, recorded many CDs for major jazz labels in the past 15 years Dave Liebman- saxophonist, member of late 60's Miles Davis Fusion groups Joe Lovano- one of the world's premiere saxophonists of last 20 years Steve Turre- trombonist, Saturday Night Live, veteran of Woody Shaw group Aretha Franklin- legendary R&B vocalist, “Queen” of soul Roberta Flack- legendary R&B vocalist Rodney Whittaker- bassist, sideman on many acclaimed jazz records of the 1990s Delfayo Marsalis- trombonist, member of “Marsalis” jazz family Jon Hendicks- vocalist, member of famous vocalese trio, Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross Frank Morgan- alto saxophonist, bebop Terell Stafford- trumpeter John Swana- trumpeter

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles
Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

harper woods, MI

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Albums

The Scott Gwinnell Trio
The Scott Gwinnell...

2007
buy
Basement Vibes
Basement Vibes

2002
buy
Cass Corridor Story
Cass Corridor Story

2001
buy

Similar

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.