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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Scot Ranney is a jazz pianist from Bellingham, Washington. His international music career began in 1991 in Seoul, Korea. Since then he’s lived and played piano in places such as Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, Japan, and other amazing places. Scot also plays jazz piano 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 teaching at jazz camps and jazz programs around the world. Helping students of jazz “get it” at jazz piano clinics is one of Scot’s passions.
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
It’s Never too Late to SucceedNovember 5, 2016A New York Times article just came out about a study that shows success is not age related. The article was in part based on large scale study that was recently published on ScienceMag.org The idea might be counter intuitive when you think about the great discoveries and successes of our time. A lot of names that we know such ...
Calvin and Hobbes: The Last AdventureOctober 15, 2016Calvin grimaced as he struggled to maintain altitude. Below, a lava lined asteroid gorge writhed with purple slime monsters that whipped giant sucker covered tentacles at his red space wagon. His ship was damaged and he knew it wouldn’t be long before he crash landed on the asteroid’s barren surface. If he survived the crash, the only thing between him ...
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 ...