Creating a Music Scene

What is a scene? 

Music does not take place in a vacuum. Music is at its best when it brings people together. We have lost venues in the past couple of years, like Johnny D's and Ryles. But it isn't…

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On the passing of Stephen Sondheim.

Gail Leondar-Wright and Joseph Mullholand wrote this beautiful song to symbolize the one minute during which the lights would dim on Broadway to mark the passing of Stephen Sondheim. I was fortunate to get to record it. Listen here:

https://youtu.be/snJiJljkP0I

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Healing America through music

I get it. Sounds like hubris. 

"Healing America through music"? Who do you think you are, Scott? 

Well, I look around and it seems like this American rural/urban divide is only getting more intense. My hometown of Kearney, Nebraska has…

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Livestream concert - 50th birthday party

Okay so I admit I wasn't really super looking forward to turning 50. So how to make the best of it? Invite my (vaccinated) friend and super-pianist Mark Shilansky over and perform a concert! It was streaming on ATAC160.org.

Missed…

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Metrowest Daily News feature

Thanks to Ed Symkus for this lovely feature in Metrowest Daily News!

"Scott’s incredibly flexible, wide-ranging voice is, of course, at the center of “Thornewood,” which runs, stylistically, from a cool, jazzy, spare cover of John Denver’s “Rocky Mountain High”…

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Singing the songs from "Thornewood"

My new jazz/americana album "Thornewood" dropped in January 2021. Of course Covid means I can't tour to promote it, so I decided to play a concert from my living room. Here are all the tunes from "Thornewood" in track order.

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Eponymous interview

Laurie Fanelli says:

At a time of great conflict in our country – when words often fail us – music has the power to bridge divides. With his latest album Thornewood, released earlier this month, David Thorne Scott explores the…

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The Arts Fuse

Thank you Evelyn!!!

“On his terrific recently released album Thornewood, Boston’s own David Thorne Scott lets loose his gorgeous tenor voice on an eclectic lineup of Americana and jazz tunes by the likes of Townes Van Zandt, John Denver…

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Feature in Medleyville

Hey friends, check out the new feature in Medleyville.

“If you like jazz singing and you come to one of my shows and I throw in a country tune, there’s still the voice, and there’s still the story”

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