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Rusty Scott

Rusty Scott has been the leader and pianist of The Rusty Scott Quartet since the group’s 1994 inception. He has shouldered the responsibility of organizing, booking, and writing for the band and remains the backbone of its sound and direction. Rusty has been a fixture on the Boston jazz scene since 1990, performing professionally as both a soloist and in a wide variety of groups.

Growing up, with stints in northern New Jersey and Burlington, Vermont, he took to the piano at age eight. While attending the University of Vermont, Rusty’s jazz studies began under Bruce Sklar. In 1989 Rusty moved on to Berklee College of Music, where studied with Michael Marra, one of Boston’s' finest bop pianists, Bob Winter of the Boston Pops, and Mike LeDonne (from the bands of Milt Jackson and Benny Golson) and received a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance.

News: Performance / Tour

Roomful of Blues Celebrates 45 Years with New CD & Live Performance in New Hope

In celebration of their 45th anniversary, Roomful of Blues, the jumping, swinging, rocking, award-winning band, have released their new live CD, 45 LIVE, and will perform at Havana in New Hope on Friday, October 18, 2013. The album is a lightning-in-a-bottle blowout, showcasing the larger-than-life vocal and instrumental power of the band. The group has earned ...

News: Recording

Roomful Of Blues to Release "45 Live" July 30

In celebration of their 45th anniversary, Roomful of Blues, the jumping, swinging, rocking, award-winning band, will release their new live CD, 45 LIVE, on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. For the recording, the band hosted a three-day party in March of 2013 at one of their favorite haunts, The Ocean Mist, in Matunuck, Rhode Island. They packed ...

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Article: Live Review

Rusty Scott Organ Group: Cambridge, February 9, 2011

Read "Rusty Scott Organ Group: Cambridge, February 9, 2011" reviewed by Timothy J. O'Keefe


Rusty Scott Organ GroupRegattabarCambridge, MAFebruary 9, 2011 The cold February night, part of a long winter that dropped 60 inches of snow on Boston, didn't prevent a crowd from gathering as Rusty Scott celebrated his release of The Thrill is Gone (CD Baby, 2010). Scott, a Boston area pianist, slid away ...

Album

The Thrill Is Gone

Label: Rusty Jazz
Released: 2010


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