Archive for October 24th, 2011

Randy Scott – 90Degrees At Midnight

Director of Music for the Southfield, MI, musician, record producer and composer Randy Scott is well known in the music scene of Detroit, maintaining his own studio. He recorded or performed with Michael Powell, J. Moss & Paul Allen, Hiroshima, Nancy Wilson, Grover Washington, Jr., Fred Hammond, The Clark Sisters, Rance Allen, Dietrich Haddon, Men of Standard, Kirk Franklin, Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Bob James, Marion Meadows, Tim Bowman and many other artists especially of the smooth jazz scene.

He established his solo career with the albums Randy Scott (1994), Future (1999), Words Unspoken (2002), Breathe (2007), and this year 90 Degrees at Midnight. Randy is an anointed and gifted multi-instrumentalist, but his main instrument is the sax. On his new album he is supported by the Otis brothers (drums), Terrance Palmer, Al Turner (bass), Kris Johnson (trumpet, flugelhorn), Edward Gooch, Ron Kischuk (trombone), Tim Bowman, Darryl Dixon (guitar) and many more.

Randy Scott starts his album in medias res with 90 Degrees At Midnight, vibrant, dynamic and energetic this song immediately takes you to the dance floor. Disco/R&B group A Taste of Honey wrote music history with their hit Boogie Oogie Oogie in 1978. Randy dives deep into the disco scene with his creative rendition.

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