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John Scofield

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Birthday
26, 1951
Birthplace
Dayton, OH
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1951 (age 66)
Birthplace
Dayton, OH

About

Jazz guitarist who has played with Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, and other greats.

Before Fame

He attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston. One of his earliest recordings was with Chet Baker.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the Miles Davis Award by the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 1998.

Family Life

His family moved to rural Wilton, Connecticut where he first discovered blues and jazz.

Associated With

He is one of the "Big Three" jazz musicians of his time, along with Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell.