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Jazz Musician of the Day: Scott Amendola

Published: 2012-02-06
Scott Amendola All About Jazz is celebrating Scott Amendola's birthday today!

Music writer Derk Richardson’s oft-quoted observation that “If Scott Amendola didn’t exist the San Francisco music scene would have to invent him,” is more true than ever. But what’s become evident in recent years is that the extraordinarily resourceful drummer has evolved into a paragon of self-invention, a bandleader, composer and invaluable creative collaborator at the center of a vast array of improvisational ensembles...Music writer Derk Richardson’s oft-quoted observation that “If Scott Amendola didn’t exist the San Francisco music scene would have to invent him,” is more true than ever. But what’s become evident in recent years is that the extraordinarily resourceful drummer has evolved into a paragon of self-invention, a bandleader, composer and invaluable creative collaborator at the center of a vast array of improvisational ensembles... more

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