Pittsburgh Miami Ft. Lauderdale Chicago
Scott Earl Holman's recordings 'Don't Wake the kids' (1997,2007) and 'Faith And
Works' (2009) are being played in over 20 countries around the world.
While at the Chicago Blue Note Scott's trio opened for
G.E Smith ( 'saturday night live 'bandleader)
and many others
In Chicago Scott has performed with his trio at all the major venues including the Jazz Showcase , Andy's , Pete Miller's , Pop's For Champagne and was the founding father of the jazz programs at the
Chicago Blue Note (Beale St. Blues Cafe),
Frankie's Blue Room,
Delaney & Murphy's,
Regina's and others.
Originally from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, moved to Miami , Florida to attend the University of Miami as a studio music and jazz major on piano. At the same time he began to perform professionally on Miami Beach and Ft. Lauderdale on guitar and vocals. Later, he would go on to lead his own bands on piano , performing most of the major venues in the South Florida area.
During this period...
...... studied with Wally Cirillo, ( who recorded with Charles Mingus and studied
under John Cage)
......he wrote music weekly for the children's show "Arthur and Company"
...... was the house trio in "Hemmingways" (which boasted acts like Buddy Rich, Earl Fatha
Hines , Lionel Hampton, Freddie Cole and many others)
....... recorded two albums under his own label BEKA Records , 'Through Kathleen's Eyes' and 'Language of the
...... had the house band in the Doral Hotel on Miami Beach for two years
...... was a regular at the Jockey Club, Cricket Club, Grove Isle, Kings Bay Yacht Club,
Turnberry Yacht Club, Fischer Island, Hamptons, Riverside Hotel (Las Olas blvd.),
including a two year engagement in 'Ensign Bitter's' in Coconut Grove.
......was the opening act for the Miami Hyatt Regency Convention Center with an
extended contract, and played virtually every club in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale
Scott moved to Chicago in 1990 and was featured live in several
performances with Richie Cole on Larry Smith's WBEZ Jazz Party(91.5 fm), followed by
performances with Richie on South Beach at the celebrated Van Dyke and Ft.
Lauderdale's 'O'Hara's' on Los Olas blvd.
He then went on to run many successful jazz programs in various chicago clubs,
celebrating the art with musicians, that include legends like Paul Wertico, John Moulder, Ira Sullivan, Von
Freeman, Lin Halliday, Eric Alexander, and many others.
2010 'for Jazz Audio Fans Only' vol.3 (terasima records) compilation CD Japan
2009 'Faith And Works' (crumblehead records)
2007 'Live At Delaney and Murphy's' (crumblehead records)
1994,2007 'Don't Wake The Kids' (southport records 1994,crumblehead records 2007)
1987 'Language of the Heart' (beka records)
1985 'Through Kathleen's Eyes' (beka records)
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