Scott Currier

Scott Currier

BandJazzFunk

Lyrical originals, inventive standards, and reharmonized pop tunes. A highly interactive and creative trio which conveys a wealth of emotions and deeply engages the listener.

Biography

Scott Currier is a creative pianist with technical expertise and a love for all genres of music which has allowed him to engage in a wide range of experiences in the world of music. Performance is a joy for Scott as can be seen in his charismatic presence on stage. Scott began his professional career at 14 with his own band and at that young age he worked with various well-known Wisconsin jazz artists such as Chuck Hedges and Jack Grassel. Scott currently attends the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire where he has played with the country's number one ranked collegiate jazz band and recorded on the Grammy nominated album, Jazz in Clear Water: Harpoon. During his time at UW-EC he has had the opportunity to do clinics and performances with such greats as Michael Brecker, Charlie Byrd, Byron Stripling, Carl Fontana, Lewis Nash, Brian Grivna, Dick Oates, Jerry Bergonzi, Michael Andrew, Maria Schneider, Carl Allen, Stanley Jordan, Kevin Mahogany, and Benny Green. Scott has performed all over the Midwest and was nominated for Keyboardist of the Year (2000) by the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) and has been a featured instrumentalist on recordings by some of Wisconsin's finest musicians; most recently Scott has just recorded his first solo piano trio CD and toured parts of China. Scott continues his studies in classical and jazz piano.

Discography

The Scott Currier Trio (self-titled)

Deirdre Fellner and the Whole of Soul "Soul"

Suzanne Grzanna "My Santa Baby" and "Simply Sunday"

Jerry Grillo "Fever and other Symptoms"

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire:
"Harpoon" (grammy nominated)
"Hoedown"
"Lockbox"
"Christmas Day, My Favorite Day"

Fugato
"We Three Kings"
(Christmas Album for the YMCA Strong Kids Fund)

Set List

A Large amount of original tunes
Inventive Standards
Reharmonized Pop Classics
Jazz
Funk
Blues
Classical Piano