“The jazz guitar master…In an incredible career that spans nearly 50 years, John Scofield long ago established himself as one of the Big Three of modern jazz guitar, along with his colleagues Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell,” states GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE. “Scofield is a revered guitarist and composer, one of the most restless and endlessly creative musicians to emerge from [Miles] Davis’ innovative groups,” raves DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE. In 2016, Scofield would win his first GRAMMY® Award for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album” for the album ‘Past Present’ — which was also Nominated for “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” for the song “Past Present”. In 2017, Scofield would win his second GRAMMY® Award for “Best Jazz Instrumental Album” for the album ‘Country for Old Men’ and his third GRAMMY® Award for “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” for the song “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” (from the ‘Country for Old Men’ album).
3x-GRAMMY® Winner & 9x-GRAMMY® Nominated Jazz Guitar Icon JOHN SCOFIELD is a Guitarist & Composer whose music over a long career has blended Jazz, Funk, Blues, Soul & Rock. From 1982-1985, Scofield toured & recorded with Jazz Legend Miles Davis. His Davis stint placed him firmly in the foreground of jazz consciousness as a Player/Composer. Scofield has toured & recorded with prominent jazz artists, including: Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano, Herbie Hancock, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, among others. Outside of jazz, he has collaborated with Phil Lesh, Mavis Staples, John Mayer, Medeski Martin & Wood, and Gov't Mule. Scofield began his international career as a bandleader & recording artist in 1978 and has recorded 40+ albums as a leader or co-leader (many already classics). Trio includes GRAMMY® Nominated Bassist VICENTE ARCHER & Acclaimed Drummer BILL STEWART. "Scofield remains one of the most distinctive, inventive and brilliant of modern jazz guitarists." (ALL ABOUT JAZZ)