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Quartet Members 

Piano - Rusty Scott
Tenor Saxophone - Tim Mayer
Drums - Harold Layne
Bass- Keala Kaumeheiwa


Music Clips 

The Rusty Scott Quartet 
Fishin' Rusty Scott 
A Toddy for the Body Tim Mayer 
Paul's Blues Rusty Scott 
Bloodcount Billy Strayhorn 
Night Train Jimmy Forest 
Tuxedo Junction Julian Dash 

The Rusty Scott Organ Group 
The Live People                      
The Pink Panther Henry Mancini 

Links 

The Rusty Scott Quartet on MySpace
The Rusty Scott Organ Group on MySpace

tim-home "This excellent band of musicians featuring pianist Rusty Scott and saxophonist Tim Mayer are among some of the tightest jazz 'cats' you'll hear on the Boston jazz scene. These guys are great!"
- Douglas Sloan Metronome Magazine

"Hard-core, straight ahead playing throw them into the twilight zone and you've got the future of jazz!"
- Dave McElfresh Cadence

"Is that Tommy Flanagan on piano? Wynton Kelly? Hank Jones? Red Garland? The answer: Rusty Scott"
- Bob Young Boston Herald

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Regatta Bar The Quartet with Bill Pierce The Rusty Scott Quartet has been together since 1995 and has been one of Boston’s premier “Straight-ahead” Jazz bands, having been nominated for a Boston Music Award for Best Jazz Band. They are often described as having that “Blue Note” sound and play original compositions and Jazz standards with an emphasis on combining their diverse experiences into one creative and swinging sound while always keeping a healthy respect for the tradition of jazz.

The Group has played at numerous festivals and clubs throughout New England and New York; including, The Regattabar, Ryles, The Hatch Shell, and Wally’s Café to name just a few. In addition to their healthy schedule of recording and club work, the Rusty Scott Quartet is regularly featured on New England radio stations such as WMBR, WHRB, WGBH and WERS in Boston.

Members of the band, having been schooled at Berklee College of Music and the New England Conservatory / Thelonius Monk Institute, have all played nationally and internationally including appearances with the likes of Danilo Perez, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath, Jackie McLean, Wayne Shorter, T.S. Monk, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Watson, Harry "Sweets" Edison, and James Moody, Bill Pierce, Yoron Israel, Robin Kenyatta, Slide Hampton, John Faddis, and Arturo Sandoval.

In addition to their healthy schedule of recording and club work, the Rusty Scott Quartet are regularly featured on New England radio stations such as WMBR, WHRB, WGBH and WERS in Boston.

Their second CD release Short Bread was feted on September 7, 2000 with a packed house at the Regattabar in Cambridge, Mass.



The Rusty Scott Organ Group

Check out this bluesy, funky, and definitely greasy spin-off band with Rusty Scott on Hammond “B-3” organ, Tim Mayer on saxes, Mike Mele on guitar and David Brophy on drums. They play both original compositions by Rusty Scott and classic organ trio standards. This band is guaranteed to part the hair on your head and get your body moving. They’ve played at Ryles and The Regattabar and worked with The Bill Pierce Band, Yoron Israel’s “Organic”, Andy McGhee, and “Sax” Gordon Beadle. Check out some of the sound clips above!

Regatta Bar