Scott Reeves

Creative Jazz Improvisation




Scott's tribute to the great Thad Jones, performed live by the Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra, featuring trombonists Matt Haviland & Tim Sessions and trumpeter Andy Gravish. The closing track on the new SRJO release, "Without a Trace."

A live version of my composition, "Osaka June" with Steve Wilson on soprano sax and Jim Ridl on piano. It is dedicated to Jun, the daughter of Jesse Forest & Kaoru Azuma, and conveys my impressions of Japan. The studio version is on the Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra CD "Portraits and Places"

Scott's dedication to the late James Williams, recorded by the Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra. Featured on Portraits & Places, released by Origin Records in March 2016.


Live performance of Scott's composition, "The Soulful Mr. Williams." Saxes: Jon Gordon, Vito Chiavuzzo, Rob Middleton, Tim Armacost, Terry Goss (solo). Trumpets: Seneca Black, Chris Pasin, Dave Smith, Andy Gravish. Trombones: Tim Sessions, Matt McDonald, Matt Haviland, Max Seigel. Rhythm: Jim Ridl (solo), Adrian O'Donnell, Rudy Petschauer.

Scott Reeves - conductor, alto flugelhorn solo

Recorded live in Brooklyn at the Tea Lounge, March 5, 2012.

"L & T Suite, mvt. 1 - Wants to Dance," an original composition by Scott Reeves. Trumpets: Seneca Black, Chris Pasin, Bill Mobley, Andy Gravish. Saxes: Craig Yaremco, Dan Glaude, Rob Middleton (solo), Tim Armacost, Terry Goss. Trombones: Tim Sessions, Matt McDonald, Matt Haviland, Jennifer Wharton. Rhythm: Roberta Piket (solo), Todd Coolman, Scott Neumann. Scott Reeves - composer, conductor.

Recorded live in Brooklyn at the Tea Lounge, August 18, 2014.

A teaser from "Portraits & Places." The beginning of Scott's original composition "Osaka June": a gift to mark the birth of June Forest, the daughter of two of his CCNY students, Jesse Forest and Kaoru Azuma.

Soprano sax solo: Steve Wilson
Image credits: Scott Reeves (Kyoto and Nara, Japan)
Video credit: Eric Reeves
Album publisher:

Scott Reeves Quintet

Featuring Jon Gordon, Masayasu Tzboguchi, Mike McGuirk, Andy Watson (Eric Reeves on Last Call). Live at the 55 Bar, NYC.

Spring Is Here - Arr. Scott Reeves

Without a Trace - Composed by Scott Reeves

Last Call - Composed by Scott Reeves

Sicily, by Jon Gordon - Arr. Scott Reeves

Featuring Rich Perry, Brandon McCune, Mike McGuirk, Andy Watson, live at Cecil's, West Orange, NJ. 

Congressional Roll Call - Composed by Scott Reeves


Other Performances

Performances with the Bill Mobley Big Band, live at Smoke, NYC.


Scott's electronic space composition & video presentation.