Scott studied saxophone, clarinet and flute locally and at NVCC and JMU, taking private lessons from Dennis Brown(Hylton HS), Joe Eckert(USAF Airman of Note), Drs. John Gunnar Mossblad and Rick Crowley(JMU) and Robert Holmes(US Army Band). Scott studied music theory and jazz improvisation privately and at NVCC and JMU. Scott has taught 40,000+ music lessons in a 20+ year career and students have gone on to play professionally and just for fun. Scott has performed in VA/MD/DC and the East Coast and participated in national touring ensembles including marching bands, jazz bands, wind ensembles, rock, funk, blues, original and cover bands, wedding ceremonies, recaption ensembles and corporate events.