Toronto native and Sackville recording artist Andrew Scott has become the standard bearer for the next
generation of great Canadian jazz musicians.
His many accomplishments include graduating from York University with a PhD in Musicology/
Ethnomusicology, but there is nothing academic about the way Andrew plays the guitar. His “clean,
boppish style” has found him compared to everyone from Barney Kessel to Wes Montgomery. His fans
include listeners the world over, including legendary musicians Gene DiNovi and George Benson.
Geoff Chapman of The Toronto Star on Andrew's debut Sackville release:
“The opening “This Could Be the Start of Something Big” could well be an omen for the talented Scott…
Scott has been hiding his large light under a bushel but comes up trumps with this fine debut disc as a
leader…Scott, who shows that driving, clean boppish Kessel style and has absorbed the best of Grant
Green and Wes Montgomery…”
Don Brown of Wholenote Magazine on Andrew's latest "Blue Mercer":
“The leader’s playing is a delight