Scott Whitfield, M.M.

Applied Instructor, Trombone

Phone: (818) 577-8676
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Scott Whitfield, M.M., is a trombonist, composer, arranger, and vocalist, internationally recognized for his work with many contemporary big bands, including those of Toshiko Akiyoshi, Johnny Mandel, Clare Fischer, Bill Holman, Bob Florence, and his own Scott Whitfield Jazz Orchestras (East and West). Whitfield’s discography includes 10 recordings as leader, and more than 50 recordings with other artists. In addition to his own recordings, his compositions and arrangements have been performed and recorded by such diverse artists as Diva, Maurice Hines, The Pied Pipers, Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band, The Four Freshmen, and the New York Pops, Omaha Symphony, and London Symphony orchestras.


  • M.M., North Texas State University
  • B.M., Music Performance, Florida State University

Academic Area

  • School of Music (College of the Arts)
    • Undergraduate Programs

Courses Taught

  • MUS 1B1 – Applied Brass

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