Season 5, Episode 1: Jeff Scott

Our guest today is GRAMMY award-winning horn player and composer Jeff Scott. He rose to prominence as the founding horn player and twenty-plus-year member of the Imani Winds, a nationally renowned woodwind quintet made up of musicians of color. His horn career has also taken him to the pit of The Lion King on Broadway and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, as well on tour alongside such luminaries as Barbara Streisand. Jeff is also a prolific composer, whose new piece Song of the Uirapuru I had the pleasure of premiering here in Canton with violin soloist Seohyun Kim. A native of New York City and a graduate of Manhattan School of Music and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, he now lives here in Northeast Ohio, where he is a professor at Oberlin College. Jeff Scott, welcome to Orchestrating Change!

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