Born and raised in Santa Maria CA – Curt is a 30+ year veteran in the Music / Entertainment Industry and has toured and/or recorded with global recording artists such as: Sir Elton John, Mick Jagger, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Pharrell Williams, Morris Day and the Time, leslie odom jr. Josh Groban, Celine Dion, Sarah Mclachlan, John Legend, Lana Del Rey, Junkie XL-Hans Zimmer, Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Christopher Cross, Johnny Hallyday (France), Eros Ramazotti (Italy) Laura Pausini (Italy), Michel Polnareff (France)…and many more!
Native Ohioan and long-time NYC resident now based in Los Angeles, Scott’s musical multitasking spans more than a few decades as a jazz pianist and multi-keyboardist, bandleader and musical director, Grammy-nominated composer, producer, writer, educator and session musician. Perhaps best known as keyboardist for Conan O’Brien’s “Late Night”, “The Tonight Show” and “Conan” shows, Scott has also performed and recorded with artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Tony Bennett, B.B. King, Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera…to name a few…produced records on both coasts, in addition to scoring for film and TV.
Jazz guitar legend John Chiodini based out of Los Angeles California Has toured and/or recorded include: Peggy Lee, Natalie Cole, Buddy DeFranco, Maynard Ferguson, Carl Andersen, Louis Bellson, Tony Bennett, Michael Bolton, Bobby Caldwell, Celine Dion, Dr. John, Arthur Hamilton, Shirley Horn, Lainie Kazan, Hubert Laws, Barry Manilow, Rebecca Parris, Terry Harrington, Diane Schuur, Nina Simone, Barbra Streisand, Nancy Wilson, Michael Buble.