The musician passed away from natural causes on 27 February (10) at his home in Sherman Oaks, California. He was 94.
Scott began his career in radio, before landing a job as a composer for film studio Republic Pictures, where he orchestrated several scores, including 1948 John Wayne movie Wake of the Red Witch.
He notched up several TV credits, arranging music for Dragnet, Rawhide, My Three Sons and The Untouchables, among others.
Scott is survived by his son Tom, a Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, as well as his second wife, a daughter and two grandkids, according to Variety.com.