SCOTT SAWYER

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Born in Chicago, Sawyer was introduced to jazz and other music at an early age via his father’s record collection, which included recordings by John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson. Early on, Jimi Hendrix and Michael Bloomfield caught his ear and led him to Chicago blues and blues/roots influenced rock. Tim Buckley, The Doors, Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell and others were also early inspirations.

By the time he landed in Greensboro, NC as a junior in high school, Scott had lived in Chicago-land, Maine, and Texas. Already immersed in Chicago blues, he was exposed to Southern roots/rock and fusion. Over time, jazz became a priority. Guitarist Jim Hall caught his ear and sparked a deeper interest in jazz guitar and harmony; lessons with John Scofield and Mick Goodrick added fuel to the fire. He landed a steady gig in Greensboro, NC with vibraphonist Jon Metzger that lasted
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SCOTT SAWYER Two Sides album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Two Sides
Fusion 1985
SCOTT SAWYER In The Stream album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In The Stream
Fusion 1992
SCOTT SAWYER Go There album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Go There
Funk Jazz 2007
SCOTT SAWYER Dreamers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dreamers
Soul Jazz 2013
SCOTT SAWYER Night Visions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Night Visions
Soul Jazz 2020
SCOTT SAWYER Change of Scene album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Change of Scene
Fusion 2022

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SCOTT SAWYER Guitarspeak album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Guitarspeak
Hard Bop 1999

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