Bio

Randy Scott is a professional musician, record producer and composer, as well as a band director in the Southfield, Michigan public school district where he has taught for the past 26 years. He signed a recording deal with a Sony distributed label called, Trippin ‘N’ Rhythm Records in 2011, and each of his records have debuted in the top 20 on the national Billboard charts. Randy completed his 7th solo CD called "Elevation", which released in 2020 and debuted at #1 on the national Billboard charts. He has performed and/or recorded on almost every major record label. As a three-time winner of nationally televised, It’s Showtime At the Apollo, $10,000 winner of The Hennesy Jazz Search and protégé́ of his friend and mentor, the late Grover Washington, Jr., Randy is ready to take his place among the music industry’s elite. Randy was requested by the White House to play for both former U.S. Presidents, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush, and was awarded the NAACP 2001 Walter Francis White Service Award.

In 2007, Randy appeared on the cover of Saxophone Journal Magazine, and was featured in a full-length article about his career (Volume 33, No. 2). He has also written guest editorial articles for JAZZed magazine (Oct./Nov. 2007), and has been featured in Best Buy ads in both Ebony and Jet magazines.

In 2008, Randy produced four songs on Vickie Winans' CD, "Woman to Woman". He also worked on her 2009 single, "How I Got Over", which debuted at #1 on Billboard and was nominated for a Grammy in 2010. Randy also produced recordings for jazz guitarist, Tim Bowman, which also went to #1 on Billboard.

Randy has been awarded three Gold records, two Platinum records and one Multi- platinum record for his work on a Gospel Wow compilation CD and recordings with Grammy award winners, Fred Hammond, Kirk Franklin and others. He also has his own station on Apple Music, Pandora and Amazon.com called, "The Randy Scott Channel". Randy has a Bachelor’s degree in music education from Michigan State University, a Master’s degree from Wayne State University and is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He contributes all of his accomplishments to his faith and belief in God.

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Personal Info

Birthplace:
  • Baltimore, Maryland

Birthday:
  • January 13th

Current Residence:
  • Southfield, Michigan

Label:
  • Trippin N Rhythm Records

Musical Influences:
Education:
  • Michigan State University (Bachelors, Music Education) Wayne State University (Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology)

Businesses:
  • Producer, Songwriter, Co-founder and CEO of Timbre Entertainment Group, CEO of CAMI software (a music software development company), CEO of Scott Jam Publishing

Tenor Saxophone:
  • Yanagisawa T9930 Silver Sonic (endorser)
    2 1/2 Studio Cut Legere Reeds (endorser)
    Theo Wanne Durga 9 Mouthpiece (endorser)

Soprano Saxophone:
  • Yanagisawa Straight Soprano (endorser)

Soprano Saxophone:
  • Cannonball Mad Meg Curved Soprano

Alto Saxophone:
  • Yanigisawa WO-30 (endorser)
    2 1/2 Studio Cut Legere Reeds (endorser)
    Theo Wanne Durga 9 Mouthpiece (endorser)

EWI:
  • EWI 4000S Wind Controller (endorser)

Saxophone Mics:
  • Shure

Mouthpieces:
  • Theo Wanne (endorser)

Wireless Mics:
  • Shure

Reeds:
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