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Scott Reeves

Scott Reeves is a trombonist, alto flugelhornist, composer and educator. He has performed or recorded with groups such as the Dave Liebman Big Band, Bill Mobley’s Smoke Big Band, the Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra, and the Vanguard Orchestra. He leads Manhattan Bones and the Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra, whose debut CD, Portraits and Places” was recently release on Origin Records. Scott also performed at leading jazz clubs in Italy, Portugal and Japan.

In addition to his performing and writing activities, Scott is currently Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at the City College of New York (CUNY)

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He has forged an original compositional style which All About Jazz described as “varied and substantial, ranging from hard bop and Latin oriented French impressionist influences. His arrangements are restless, full of color, and provide ample solo space...amidst variable underpinnings.”
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Valley Cottage, NY


Professor - City College of New York. Former Professor - Julliard School, University of Southern Maine, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Memphis, Western Washington University.

Clinic/Workshop Information

Clinics on arranging and improvisation. Clinics have been given in Rome, Tokyo and throughout the U.S.




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guitar, electric
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