Scott Jenkins: Saxophone
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Scott picked up his first saxophone at the age of 12 and, as a result of graduating through KYJO and becoming Musical Director of IJO, has been performing in professional bands for over 15 years.
His most notable achievements to date include performing regularly with The Jive Aces (the UK's number one swing and jive band, and semi-finalists of Britain's Got Talent 2012) and Cassidy Janson (playing the lead role in Beautiful, the musical, on the West End). Not only that, but Scott has been invited to perform with The Jive Aces in the Caribbean and to audition for a performance slot with Scot Bradlee's Post Modern Jukebox.
No stranger to the famed and talented, Scott has performed on the same stage as Stacy Francis (finalist on the first season of the US X Factor), Analiza Ching (semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent 2012), Mike Hatchard (a regular performer on BBC Radio) and The Twin Swing (renowned vintage dance act).
Scott has received standing ovations at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London, on several occasions and has performed to crowds upwards of 2,500, at prestigious events and venues, including, but not limited to:
Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London
The Tower of London, London
IAS Anniversary Event, East Grinstead
Kinsale Jazz Fringe Festival, Kinsale
Marlborough Jazz Festival, Marlborough
The Hideaway Cafe, Streatham
Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth
War and Peace Revival, Folkestone
Summertime Swing, East Grinstead
Scott has recorded over 50 videos for Sax.co.uk and has received 11.05m views on YouTube. In addition, Scott has even featured on The Jive Aces' music video for their original song "Lovin' Life", from 00:01:27s, which has received nearly 38k views, to date.