John Marvin Scott
Guitarist, Composer, Studio and Session Musician
Hailing from Red Deer, Alberta, John started his musical journey in the summer of 2011. Since then, John has been actively working alongside local musicians in the Red Deer and Vancouver area in popular music groups as well as classical and jazz ensembles. John graduated top of his class from Red Deer College in 2017 with a diploma in music specializing in an electric guitar with a minor in classical guitar. John is currently working towards his bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance/Composition at world-renown performing arts school at Capilano University.
John has studied with a variety of other musicians and educators, such as Jeremy Doody in Red Deer, and Brad Turner, Jared Burrows, Grace McNab, Bradshaw Pack and Ron Samworth at Capilano University in Vancouver.
John has been working in music education since 2015, and since then has been honing his craft as a musician and an educator. John teaches guitar technique, musicianship, music theory and history as well as the ukulele and group courses such as small ensemble and semi-private lessons. John's unique ability to tailor the curriculum to his students and his vast knowledge of music and the technical side of music-making is what truly makes John one of the best upcoming teachers today. John teaches online through Lessonface.
John Scott's fluid, inventive playing really stands out. He has a knack for creating memorable melodies and complex harmonic textures alike, and his subtle, expressive touch never fails to connect with the heart of the song.
Jeremy Doody, Former Guitar Instructor
Remote Session Guitarist
Recording professional guitar tracks for artists and musicians across the globe