On Friday, October 22, 1999 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Dan Jewett wrote:rooms(different era). Aaron was dating the girl who ran the center and later married her(Mimi). He had his own room set up and wasn't very approachable because most of the guys wanted to get into their very best funk grove(Brick House) and stuff like
I saw the McCoy Tyner trio in Kansas City recently and was wondering if any one
could provide some background on his drummer Aaron Scott. Scott struck me as a
textural player who was very "present" in the three way mix.
Some of the people with me were a little annoyed by how busy Scott's playing
was, but I thought he was perfect for Tyner. The trio set up in a straight line across the stage and we were right in front of Scott, so perhaps that's
why he seemed a little overwhelming to my companions.
I have the '95(?) Tyner album Infinity w/Scott but don't know anything else
about him. Bassist Avery Sharpe was very impressive as a soloist as well.
Thanks for any info.Aaron is originally from Chicago..I first met Aaron back in the
Spring of 1978 at Fort Bragg, NC. Aaron was a signal soldier and I was in the XVIII Abn Corp-CE(communications and electronics). This was during the time that the military had the old rec centers where you could go and sign out instruments and gig in
Aaron later auditioned for and was accepted in the 82nd Abn Division Band. After a few weeks with them, he told them about me and the then commander CW2 Hank Hamilton requested that I audition which I did and was accepted. I made a career out of theArmy band field, but Aaron was special, very special. His style isn't for everyone, and he knows that and accepts that reality. He's very much into composite styles of music, pretty much into Anti-Music as far as formats and his ideas. He's most
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