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Robert Glasper - 94% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 2000s
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Kurt Rosenwinkel - 56% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Kurt Peter Rosenwinkel, 28 October 1970, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Playing guitar from an early age, Rosenwinkel’s musical ears were opened by the music of Pat Metheny, John Scofield and Bill Frisell. After briefly attending Berklee College Of Music in Boston, in the late 80s he moved to New York where he joined Paul Motian’s Electric Bebop Band, an associat Read more

Chris Potter - 54% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1 January 1971, Chicago, Illinois, USA. A highly-gifted and forward looking player, Potter was raised in Columbia, South Carolina where he played piano before taking up both the tenor and alto saxophone. He began playing the local clubs when he was only 13, before moving to New York in 1989. Potter spent four years playing saxophone, and occasional piano, in Red Rodney’ Read more

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Kenny Garrett - 53% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 October 1960, Detroit, Michigan, USA. It would be fair to say that Kenny Garrett was the main musical force in Miles Davis’ final band, and perhaps the last truly special young musician to emerge from the Davis hot house. As the great trumpeter played less and less, he relied more and more on his sideman to fill in the gaps, and be ready to step in quickly and build s Read more

Roy Hargrove - 53% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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16 October 1969, Waco, Texas, USA. Hargrove’s father was in the US Air Force which meant that in his early years, growing up in Mart, a small town just outside Waco, he lived with his grandparents. He started playing trumpet at the age of nine and when his father settled in Dallas, Texas, he began playing music in school thanks to the school band. At home, on records, h Read more

Brian Blade - 52% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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25 July 1970, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Blade began playing violin as a small child but as he entered his teens he switched to drums. He played in the church where his father was minister and also in a classical orchestra while still at school. In the late 80s he relocated to New Orleans, concentrating on playing drums in jazz after having briefly considered a career in sp Read more

Jason Moran - 52% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Houston, Texas, USA. Although gifted with a prodigious technique, pianist Moran, who studied with Andrew Hill and Muhal Richard Abrams, chooses to subordinate his playing to the needs of the group. In performance, he urges his musical colleagues along with his constant explorations and suggestions. The classically trained Moran was drawn to jazz at a young age, and played in Read more

Christian McBride - 49% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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21 May 1972, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. McBride began taking bass lessons at the age of 11, and at 17 attended the Juilliard School of Music where he studied and played the classical repertoire. Soon after his arrival there, however, he began playing in clubs with Bobby Watson’s band alongside fellow student Roy Hargrove. When Hargrove formed his own group McBride Read more

Terence Blanchard - 45% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 March 1962, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. One of several brilliant young musicians emerging from New Orleans in the 80s, Blanchard began playing piano at the age of five and sang with a vocal group, the Harlem Harmony Kings. He took up the trumpet at the age of eight and began lessons in his early teens while studying at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts under Ellis Read more

Joshua Redman - 42% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1 February 1969, Berkeley, California, USA. The latest in a long line of intensively marketed young jazz musicians, Joshua Redman saw his star rise dramatically in 1991, when he burst suddenly into the international arena in his (very) early 20s with all the right credentials: a hard bop-influenced style, good looks, a Harvard education, a famous saxophone-playing father (se Read more

Freddie Hubbard - 37% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frederick Dewayne Hubbard, 7 April 1938, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Hubbard began playing trumpet as a child, and in his teens worked locally with Wes Montgomery and Monk Montgomery. When he was 20 he moved to New York, immediately falling in with the best of contemporary jazzmen. Amongst the musicians with whom he worked in the late 50s were Eric Dolphy (his room-mate for Read more

Brad Mehldau - 32% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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23 August 1970, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Mehldau began playing piano at a very early age, taking formal lessons from the age of six. While at Hall High School in Hartford, Connecticut, he played in the school’s popular and noted jazz band. Mehldau attracted attention by winning a competition sponsored by the Berklee College Of Music. Although he studied classical mus Read more

Wayne Shorter - 27% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 August 1933, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Shorter first played clarinet, taking up the tenor saxophone during his late teens. He studied music at New York University during the mid-50s before serving in the US army for two years. During his student days he had played with various bands, including that led by Horace Silver, and on his discharge encountered John Coltrane, with Read more

Joe Henderson - 23% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz Latin Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Michael Brecker - 21% match to Christian Scott

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 March 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 13 January 2007, New York City, New York, USA. Like many musicians of his generation, saxophonist Brecker was attracted in equal measure to R&B and the music of John Coltrane. In 1970, he left home for New York and joined his older brother Randy Brecker in the jazz rock band Dreams, led by drummer Billy Cobham. Subsequen Read more


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