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John Scofield

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John Scofield (born December 26, 1951, Dayton, Ohio, United States), often referred to as "Sco", is an American jazz-rock guitarist and composer, who has played and collaborated with Miles Davis, Dave Liebman, Joe Henderson, Charles Mingus, Joey DeFrancesco, Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, Pat Martino, Mavis Staples, Phil Lesh, Billy Cobham, Medeski Martin & Wood, George Duke, Jaco Pastorius, John Mayer, and many other well-known artists. At ease in the bebop idiom, Scofield is also well versed in jazz fusion, funk, blues, soul, rock and other forms of modern American music. Biography: Early in his life, Scofield's family left Ohio and relocated to the small, then mostly rural location of Wilton, Connecticut; it was here that he discovered his interest in music. Educated at the Berklee College of Music, John Scofield eventually left school to record with Chet Baker and Gerry Mulligan. He joined the Billy Cobham/George Duke Band soon after and spent two years playing,...

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On Oct 30, 2009. 12:25am
Mick said

Can't go wrong with John Schofield , oh yea !

On Jun 3, 2011. 10:52am
spray53 said

particularly when he hooks up with medeski martin and wood, the uber cool funkmeisters!

On Feb 29, 2012. 6:12pm
tactics72 said

Sco is the one, but interesting that Bar Talk, with swallow on bass and nussbaum on drums isn't in the discography

On Jun 12, 2014. 9:57pm
John W said

I have his "Uber jam " cd but to here this live.......... It`s one hot album

On Jul 25, 2016. 7:15pm
Chris McLoughlin said

Doing the dishes and trying to pick which guitar player it was ... dare I say I was right.

On Jul 26, 2016. 10:31am
Chris McLoughlin said

Doing the dishes and trying to pick which guitar player it was ... dare I say I was right.

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