Tom Scott and The LA Express

Saturday September 22, 2018
8:00pm
$65 public | $60 members

Tickets will go on sale to members June 1 at 12:00pm 

"If you thought Scott's early L.A. Express days were his best, surprise... surprise... surprise... he is still the Groovemeister the Sultan of Sax." - Irene Wadkins

A prolific and renowned composer, arranger, producer, musical director, educator, saxophonist and leader. With 31 solo recordings and over 500 as a Guest Artist to his name, which has garnered him 3 GRAMMY awards and 14 GRAMMY nominations. This legendary saxman's four decade solo career has spanned music genres from his be bop roots to everything in-between and back again.

Tom's career as a guest artist spans more than four hundred and fifty recordings by such diverse artists as Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Thelonius Monk, the Blues Brothers, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin and Aerosmith. His numerous contributions as a player and arranger include Joni Mitchell's Court And Spark, Steely Dan's Aja; hit singles like Carole King's Jazzman, Paul McCartney's Listen To What The Man Said, Rod Stewart's Do You Think I'm Sexy & Soulbook, Blondie's Rapture, Captain & Tenille's Do That To Me One More Time, Whitney Houston's Saving All My Love For You; and on movie soundtracks such as Taxi Driver, Bladerunner, Heaven Can Wait, Sea Of Love, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Toy Story 2 and Monsters, Inc.

Tom Scott, in keeping with his extraordinary eclectic versatility has also re-formed his highly acclaimed group the L.A. Express a fusion quintet which rose to great acclaim in the 70's. This is an exciting ensemble which encompasses a thought provoking combination of jazz, funk and R&B. He reformed his highly acclaimed group the L.A. Express with Chris Colangelo, Bass; Mahesh Balasooriya, Keyboards; Tom Scott, Saxophones; Andrew Synowiec, Guitar; Gary Novak, Drums.