ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAZZ MUSICIANS
Scott, Knoel Ajiboye (Noel Scott)
Scott, Knoel Ajiboye [Noel Scott], alto saxophonist; b.
Baltimore, MD, 18 July 1956. He's the son of Brooks and
Kathaniel Walker Scott, brother to James Roy Herrington of
New Orleans, William Michael Scott of Jamaica Queens NY,
Gene Walker, Lance Walker, and Jann Walker Young of Chester
S. Carolina. Raised by Deacon Robert Vincent Nero and Edith
Octavia Nero of Jamaica Queens.
Studied piano at age 10. Started clarinet at age 12, alto
sax a year later and baritone sax throughout jr and senior