Largely unsung until his final years but quietly influential figure in film and TV music. Scott's greatest pop culture impact was on the aural component of Warner Bros. cartoons in their heyday of the...
Brooklyn, New York, USA
|Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm||Composer (Music Score)||n/a||1|
|Never Love a Stranger||1958||Music||n/a||1|
|Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theater||1956 1948 - 1956||Music||n/a||1|
|Your Hit Parade||1957 1948 - 1957||Music||music director||1|
|Search and Destroy||1995||Composer||("Moment Musical")||1|
|The Trouble With Harry||1955||Song||("Flagging the Train to Tuscaloosa")||1|
|Ali Baba Goes to Town||1936||Song||songs||1|
|I Spy||2002||Song||("Rock the Party")||1|
|Sex, Love and Lies||2004 2003 - 2004||Song||("War Dance of the Wooden Indians")||1|
|Starsky & Hutch||2004||Song||("Dinner Music For A Pack Of Hungry Cannibals")||1|
|Worked as a big band leader throughout the 1940s|
|Had compositions utilized in Warner Bros. Cartoons of the 1930-50s|
|Served as music director for the popular TV variety series, "Your Hit Parade"|
|Worked as the head of electronic research and development at Motown Records|
|Provided music for Hollywood features in the late 1950s and early 60s|
|Early feature credit, provided songs for the Eddie Cantor vehicle, "Ali Baba Goes to Town"|
|Served as music director for "The Morey Amsterdam Show", a New Years Eve special from TV's early days|
A big band leader in the 40s, Scott performed similar chores as the musical director of the long-running TV variety show "Your Hit Parade" (NBC, 1950-58). He did the same for "The Morey Amsterdam Show" an early TV special of music and comedy broadcast on New Year's Eve in 1948. A man with an aesthetic appreciation of technology, Scott became a pioneer in electronic music. While in his 60s, he served as head of electronic research and development for Motown Records from 1972-77.
|Mitzi Scott||Wife||survived him|
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