“I tested the mic this morning and it sounds GREAT!!! I a-b’d it against my 15-year-old ———(it’s been my favorite mic all these years) and it sounded virtually IDENTICAL!! Very true reproduction! Thanks again!”
– Tom Scott
Tom Scott is a renowned composer, arranger, producer, musical director and saxophonist. He has twenty-six solo recordings to his credit and for these efforts has earned three Grammy Awards and thirteen Grammy nominations. His other career achievements include composing film scores, among them Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, Uptown Saturday Night, Stir Crazy, Hanky Panky, The Sure Thing, Just One Of The Guys, Soul Man, and Shakes the Clown. His television composing and conducting credits include themes for Family Ties, Starsky & Hutch, Square Pegs, the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, the Celebration At Ford’s Theater, the People’s Choice Awards, Comic Relief, the Carol Burnett Show, the Pat Sajak Show, and background scores for Baretta, Cannon, Barnaby Jones, Streets Of San Francisco, National Geographic Explorer, and numerous T.V. Specials and Network Movies. He has served as Musical Director for Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, Olivia Newton-John, and the GRP All-Star Big Band–and has toured five continents as leader of his own group. He produced two CD’s for tenor vocalist Daniel Rodriguez (a.k.a. ‘The Singing Policeman’) and has conducted over 30 symphony orchestras for Daniel.
Tom’s career as a guest recording artist spans more than 500 recordings—by such diverse artists as Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Thelonius Monk, Lalo Schifrin, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin and Ravi Shankar. His numerous contributions as a player and arranger include Joni Mitchell’s Court And Spark, Steely Dan’s Aja; hit singles like Carole Kings Jazzman , Paul McCartney’s Listen To What The Man Said, Rod Stewarts Do You Think I’m Sexy, Blondie’s Rapture , Captain & Tenilles Do That To Me One More Time, Whitney Houston’s Saving All My Love For You; and on movie soundtracks such as Taxi Driver, Bladerunner, Heaven Can Wait, Sea Of Love, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Toy Story 2 and Monsters, Inc. He is featured in a highly-acclaimed performances in the Grammy-winning movie “Standing In The Shadows Of Motown”. His most recent solo CD—entitled “BeBop United” (featuring Phil Woods & Randy Brecker)—was recently recorded during a concert engagement in Pittsburgh.