Trumpeter/Composer Scott Dickinson has had the opportunity to share the stage with major artists such as Michael Feinstein, Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon, and Mason Bates. He has also been a finalist in several performance competitions including the National Trumpet Competition, The International Trumpet Guild Competition, and the Chicago Union League Jazz Competition. Some of the many venues Scott has performed at include New York's Smoke, Chicago's Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, as well as jazz festivals in Jacksonville, Chicago, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and China. Scott is a member of the Dr. Phillips Jazz Orchestra. He holds degrees in jazz performance and composition from the University of North Florida, Depaul University, and the University of Miami.
Scott also maintains an active career as a composer and arranger. Scott's pieces have been played by professional ensembles across the country including the Jazz Conceptions Orchestra, Rob Parton's JazzTECH Big Band, as well as Bob Lark's DePaul Alumni Big Band. Scott's arrangements have been performed by such artists as vocalist Annie Sellick, and legendary saxophonist Phil Woods. Scott has also been commissioned to create arrangements for high school all-state bands , church choir and orchestra, and has won two Downbeat awards for big band arrangement. In October 2013 Scott received an honorable mention for his submission "Apparatus" for the Doc Severinsen International Orchestral Composition Contest.