LLS Jupiter Distinguished Faculty Award 2008
Joe Scott, recipient of the LLS Faculty of the Year Award in 2008, holds a master’s degree in music theory and composition from Manhattan School of Music. He is a professional jazz pianist, arranger and orchestrator.
An Evening with the Music of Henry Mancini
Henry Mancini, one of the most versatile talents in music, achieved fame as a composer of music for film and television scores. He was nominated for 72 Grammy Awards and won 20, nominated for 18 Academy Awards and won four and received the Golden Globe Award. Before Mancini, film scores were created in the formal European style. Beginning in the 1960s with the Baby Boomer and the Kennedy-era generation, Mancini created a sophisticated style of mainstream pop and cool modern jazz. His film scores include “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “The Pink Panther,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” “Charade,” “Victor/Victoria,” “10” and “The Glass Menagerie.” His television themes and scores include “The Thorn Birds,” “Mr. Lucky,” “Colombo” and “Peter Gunn.” He recorded over 90 albums, eight of which were certified gold. Some of his famous songs and compositions were “Charade,” “Dear Heart,” “Pink Panther Theme,” “The Days of Wine and Roses,” “Moon River” and “Mr. Lucky.” This class will focus on his film and television scores and songs.
A Study of Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlman is probably the greatest and most renowned violinist of our time. He is a superstar throughout the world, a status which few classical musicians have attained. The level of his extraordinary gift of music is rare and self-evident in his virtuosity and interpretation. He has unrivaled command of his instrument which is manifested and projected by the ease with which he plays the most difficult compositions for the violin masterfully and musically. He expresses and communicates the music and is adored by his audiences. This class will explore the man, the music and his life.
The Joe Scott Piano Jazz Trio with Guest Vocalist Jessica Turnoff Ferrari
The Joe Scott Trio consists of Joe Scott on piano, bassist David Tomasello and drummer Karl Ott. Guest soloist Jessica Turnoff Ferrari will be featured in many of the musical selections. The repertoire will consist of a wide variety of musical selections incorporating the American Song Book and Latin American and jazz standards performed in various musical styles. Joe Scott will provide insightful commentary.
Dave Tomasello, a symphonic and jazz bassist performs with symphony orchestras and jazz ensembles in South Florida.
Karl Ott received his degree in music at Ohio State University and has performed as a jazz drummer in Europe and throughout the U.S.
Jessica Turnoff Ferrari has performed often as vocalist with the Joe Scott Trio and other ensembles and currently holds the position of Cantor at Temple Beth Am in Jupiter, Florida.
Joe Scott and Frank Cerabino with the Joe Scott Trio
Back Despite Popular Demand
Joe Scott and Frank Cerabino, with the Joe Scott Trio are taking the stage together (again?!) for a night of music and humor. Count on a little bit of jazz, a little too much accordion and a lot of laughs as they share the joys of music and a bottle of wine in a lighthearted evening of songs and stories.