Aaron Scott

Aaron Scott is a first call musician in the Columbus area. Son of acclaimed pianist Bob Allen, Aaron got his start in music at age five playing piano. He continued playing classical piano into college, but it was playing percussion that became his passion. Playing shows and in bands during high school, Aaron went on to study music at North Texas State on scholarship and later graduated from Capital University Conservatory of Music. 

 

In addition to performing, Aaron has been teaching percussion for over 30 years. He has taught at Columbus Pro Percussion, Capital University, Denison University, Dublin Schools, Newark Schools, Music Royale and Vaughan Music Studios doing group and individual lessons. Aaron currently offers drum and piano private lessons in his studio in Hilliard. Aaron is also an instructor at the McConnell Arts Center in Worthington teaching class percussion, private lessons and Rock Band classes. Most recently, Aaron has joined the faculty at the Hilliard Community Music School. Aaron’s varied background and knowledge of many musical styles affords him the ability to coach kids and adults in all styles of music, beginner to advanced.

 

Aaron has been a successful player as well as contractor for clubs, restaurants and private companies. Aaron has been contracting music at Hyde Park Grille in Upper Arlington since its opening in 1989. He has contracted for Nationwide Insurance, Red, White & Boom, Huntington Banks, BancOne, Eddie Bauer,  Columbus Museum of Art, Muirfield Golf Tournament, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Strategy Group and Mettler Toledo to name a few.

 

Aaron has played with Mark Flugge, Bobby Floyd, Tony Monaco, Hank Marr, Vince Andrews, Joe Hunter, Kim Pensyl, Bob Allen, Pharez Whitted, Rob Parton, Jim Powell, Eric Gale, Derek DiCenzo, Jeff Ciampa, Gene Walker, Roger Hines, Shelly Berg, Lynn Seton, Lou Fischer, Dave Powers and on NPR's Michael Feldman "What'd Ya Know" radio program among others.

 

He can currently be heard with his jazz group TRio featuring Dave DeWitt and Derek DiCenzo, the popular R&B band Phil Clark & THE SOUL, his new quintet From The Five Jazztet, The Caribbean Jazz Quartet and The Columbus Jazz Quartet.


Aaron is also active in schools with the Jump for Jazz program that performs interactive music education programs throughout Central Ohio for elementary aged students. 

 

Aaron can also be heard playing on Donatos Pizza television commercials.

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Gig Calendar

DiCenzo/DeWitt Organ TRio

Thursday February 6

6 - 8pm

Natalie's - Grandview

The New                     Tony Monaco Quartet

Friday February 7

10pm

Dick's Den

Dave DeWitt TRio

Saturday February 8

7 - 10pm

Hyde Park - Arlington

Phil Clark & THE SOUL

Friday February 14

10pm

Dick's Den

The Guitar Company

Saturday February 15

9:30pm

Natalie's - Worthington

DiCenzo-DeWitt      Organ TRio

Thursday February 20

6 - 8pm

Natalie's - Grandview

*No Cover

Paul Brown - Brett Burleson Quartet

Thursday February 20

10pm

Dick's Den

Phil Clark & THE SOUL  "Ray Charles Tribute"

Friday February 21

8:00pm

Blue Velvet Room

Snowden Gray Mansion - Downtown

Dave DeWitt TRio

Saturday February 22

7 - 10pm

Hyde Park - Arlington

Jump For Jazz Education Program    Becky Ogden & The Dave DeWitt TRio

Wednesday February 26

2:00pm

Burroughs Elm School

Dave DeWitt TRio

Friday February 28

6 - 9pm

The Country Club at Muirfield Village

Dublin

The Dave DeWitt TRio

Saturday February 29

7 - 10pm

Hyde Park - Arlington

The Dave DeWitt TRio Soul Sunday Brunch

Sunday March 1

11am -1pm

Natalie's - Worthington

Phil Clark & THE SOUL

Friday March 6

8:30pm

Mudflats - Galena

Dave DeWitt TRio

Saturday March 7

7 - 10pm

Hyde Park - Arlington

JFJ Education Program

Thursday March 12

1:30pm

Westgate Elementary

*POSTPONED*

DiCenzo/DeWitt Organ TRio

Thursday March 12

6 - 8pm

Natalie's - Grandview

Corner Stage NO OVER

Lisa Ferraro with The Dave DeWitt TRio

Friday March 13

7:30pm - Two Sets

Snowden Gray Mansion - Downtown

Dave DeWitt TRio

Saturday March 14

7 - 10pm

Hyde Park - Arlington

Coming Up...

John Schwab Sings The Music of Frank Sinatra March 20 at Snowden Gray Mansion    *POSTPONED*

Mad, Mad Men at Snowden Gray Mansion March 27  *POSTPONED*

The New Tony Monaco Quartet Happy Hour at Dick's Den April 3   *POSTPONED*

Paul Brown Quintet at Dick's Den April 3    *POSTPONED*

Phil Clark & THE SOUL April 10 at Natalie's Worthington