A record producer, composer and musician proficient on all musical instruments, Randy Scott has performed and/or recorded with Michael Powell (writer and producer for Anita Baker, Patti Labelle, Randy Crawford and others), J. Moss & Paul Allen (writers and producers for Boys II Men, Brittany Spears, N’Sync and others), Hiroshima, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington, Jr., Fred Hammond, The Clark Sisters, Rance Allen, Dietrich Haddon, Men of Standard, Kirk Franklin, Norman Brown, Angela Bofield, Ronnie Laws, Marion Meadows and many other artists on almost every major recording label.
As a three-time winner of nationally televised, It’s Showtime At The Apollo, $10,000 winner of The Hennesy Jazz Search and protégé of his friend and mentor, the late Grover Washington, Jr., Randy Scott is ready to take his place among the music industry’s elite. During CBS television’s Ford Jazz Festival (the largest free concert on the northern continent), co-host and former Detroit Mayor, Dennis Archer cited Randy’s performances as the most memorable. In addition, Randy was requested by the White House to play for former U.S. President, William J. Clinton, and was awarded the NAACP 2001 Walter Francis White Service Award.
Randy’s third release entitled Words Unspoken debuted in the top forty on the Smooth Jazz Charts in 2002, and is being sold by most major retailers and record stores nationally, as well as online through Amazon.com. His 4th CD, entitled Breathe, is available in stores and online. Randy recently produced four songs on Vickie Winans’ new release, and is currently producing a CD for chart topping jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman. Randy was recently awarded two Gold records, two Platinum records and one Multi-platinum record for his work on a Gospel Wow compilation CD and recordings with Grammy award winner, Kirk Franklin.
Randy has a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree from Wayne State University. Upon graduating from MSU, he established his own music production company and recording studio, and continues to record, write, produce and teach music in the Detroit area. Randy attributes all of his success and accomplishments to his belief and faith in God.