Don Scott
Guitarist, Composer

“Balancing the cerebral with the visceral” (All About Jazz), guitarist/composer DON SCOTT has emerged as a unique and sought after voice on the Canadian jazz scene. Don is based in Toronto and leads, co-leads and has recorded with a number of projects, including Peripheral Vision, God’s Gift To Yoda, Don Scott Trio, Run Stop Run, and The Offbeat, and also showcases his vocal skills in Idioteque, playing the music of Radiohead. In demand as a versatile sideman, Don has performed with international jazz legends, David Binney, Chris Potter, Jim Black, Dave Douglas, and Ernest Ranglin, and a “who’s who” of Canadian jazz players. In 2008-2009, Don split his time between New York and Toronto, and while there, studied with Adam Rogers, Ben Monder, and Donny McCaslin.

“His solos are exciting, and his guitar tones are nothing to mess with. This guy means business!”
Hugh Kilpatrick, The Purple Cabbage

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