Scot Ranney, Jazz Piano
Scot Ranney is a professional Bellingham jazz piano player and Nord Keyboards artist.
Scot is working on a new recording project and needs your help!
Please visit Scot’s Keyboard Fund page for details.
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Bellingham, Washington jazz piano player Scot Ranney began performing internationally in 1991 and plays piano in places such as Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, and Japan. Scot also plays music in Vancouver, Bellingham, Seattle, Portland, and other west coast locations.
Contact Scot for jazz piano, cocktail piano, piano trio, and small to medium sized bands for your venue, party, festival and other events.
Scot is involved in music education and enjoys doing master classes at University jazz programs around the world. He also does one-on-one lessons and runs jazz clinics at schools, online, and at jazz camps.
Scot’s international music improvisation curriculum helps bridge the gap between reading and creating music by treating music styles as languages. This ear to fingers curriculum and can be used at any level, from beginner to pro, and with any musical style. Contact Scot for more information.
Blog posts, photos, updates, doggerell
Webroot Review: the Last Anti-Virus You’ll Ever NeedAugust 2, 2016Webroot SecureAnywhere has been my first choice for virus and malware protection for several years because it works and it doesn’t slow down my computer. The reason I’m pushing it right now is that a relatively new class of malware called “RansomWare” that takes over your computer and will delete all your files, pictures, and other data unless you pay, ...
Toilets that Flush, a Personal ReviewApril 1, 2016Simple pleasures. It’s a cliche of course, but there are in fact some simple pleasures that cost relatively little yet offer a long term relaxing feeling of happiness that is difficult to find elsewhere. Sometimes discovering a simple pleasure comes later in life. For example, I didn’t discover the wonders of pomegranates and avocados, or learn how to spell them, until ...
Mt. Baker Ski Area: Legendary Banked Slalom, 2016April 10, 2016
Scot, Sybil, Nord Stage 2 at TedX in Hong Kong, 2015December 31, 2015I had the opportunity to accompany the legendary Sybil Thomas at a recent TedX symposium in Hong Kong a couple months ago. We closed this TedX weekend and our show brought a standing ovation and a lot of compliments, so all in all it was a success as well as being all warm and fuzzy for the ego. This was ...