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John Scofield



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, 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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  • A Go Go, 1998
  • John Scofield, 1995
  • Works for Me, 2001
  • Still Warm, 1986
  • Shinola, 1981
  • Live
  • Groove Elation!, 1995
  • Berkfest, MA 8.11.02, 2002
  • Electric Outlet, 1984
  • What We Do, 1994
  • Piety Street, 2009
  • I Can See Your House From Here, 1998
  • Tributaries, 1990
  • Ivory Forest, 1988
  • Flat Out, 1990
  • Live at Michelson Hall, 2002
  • Live at the Palace Theatre, 2000
  • Solar, 1984
  • Pick Hits Live, 1987
  • That's What I Say, 2005
  • Loud Jazz, 1987
  • Dortmund 2007, 2007
  • Liquid Fire: The Best of John Scofield, 1994
  • Grace Under Pressure, 1992
  • Live Fasching Stockholm Sweden 2000, 2000
  • Live in Zürich, 1998
  • Ask, 1987
  • 54, 2010
  • Time on My Hands, 1990
  • Old Folks, 1999
  • All Strings Attached
  • Hand Jive, 1994
  • Rough House, 1978
  • Slo Sco: Best of the Ballads, 1990
  • Quiet, 1996
  • Bump, 2000
  • A Moment's Peace
  • East Meets West, 1987
  • Who's Who?, 1979
  • The Best of John Scofield
  • This Meets That, 2007
  • Steady Groovin', 2000
  • Summertime
  • Linz 2007, 2007
  • Blue Matter, 1986
  • Überjam Deux, 2013
  • Scorched, 2003
  • Shortcuts, 2000

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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

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