Scott Anderson was born in Kansas City MO and raised in Chapel Hill N.C. finally settling in Chicago Illinois and has been a resident there for the last seven years. He has settled in and made Chicago his homebase. Working professionally in a thriving music scene. He had his teachings in his early teachings in his high school years, from musicians such as Freddie Redd, Charles Mingus's pianist and a Blue Note recording artist in the sixties. He also had plenty of help from both teacher and friend Joseph Procopio, a saxophone player from N.Y. who has toured with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, the Temptations and countless others.
Scott moved on to college attending the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music and later to Indiana University School of Music ( Bloomington IN ) which led to many performance opportunities with the greats and wonderful connections in his field. Studying trumpet with Pat Harbison, William Adam, John Swana, Tim Hagans and others.
Scott has played or performed with- Fred Hersch, Tim Hagans, Walt Weiskopf, Akira Tana, Rufus Ried, Chris Potter, Jeff Hamilton, Jon Von Ohlen and the Blue Wisp Big Band, Roger Humphries, Jimmy Ponder, Legends Alive shows in both Milwaukee and Las Vegas and countless others. He can be seen locally in all Chicagos top jazz clubs, including the Green Mill, Andy's Jazz Club, Hot House and others. He can also be seen on tour.
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