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Scott Wendholt

Someone asked David Baker in an improv class if he thought any of us would make it in New York. David answered . . . make it in New York? Just find a way to stay in New York.

Hip-Bone Music proudly continues it’s acclaimed bone2pick interview series in a dynamic sit down with one of New York’s premier jazz artists, the great Scott Wendholt. A truly virtuosic instrumentalist, Scott has been a member of both the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and Bob Mintzer Big Band for the past 18 years while also releasing 6 CDs as a solo artist and appearing on over 100 CDs as a featured sideman. Michael Davis sits down with his old friend to discuss Scott’s formidable years in Colorado, his tenure at Indiana University, cutting his teeth in Cincinnati, forging one of the great jazz careers in New York City and the origins of his legendary salutation . . . ALRITE!

Scott Wendholt lesson available from Hip‑BoneU:

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Older interview Charles Vernon

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