Concert Promo Texts

(Concert promo – General audience)
Composer, guitarist and singer Jim Scott brings a warmth and humor with his well-crafted jazz and world music influenced songs.  He uses well a prodigious guitar mastery and clear voice, to encourage all to get involved with the messages and ideals of peace, justice and the earth that he raises.
Formerly a member of the Paul Winter Consort, Jim was co-composer of their celebrated “Missa Gaia/Earth Mass” and sang their anthem song “Common Ground.”  He has toured the world, recorded a number of CDs of original music and published a growing line of choral works.  A co-creator of the “Green Sanctuary” program for churches to become more sustainable, Jim also compiled the “Earth and Spirit Songbook,” an anthology of over 100 songs of earth and peace.  He has been artist in residence or visiting faculty at schools such as Oberlin College and enjoys putting young people in touch with their innate creativity and the power of musical expression.

(Alternative promo)
Jim brings a warmth and authenticity that turns any size audience into an intimate gathering. With lyrical melodies, well-crafted words, guitar mastery and humorous surprises, he invites all to get involved with the songs and ideals he raises.  Honed through his years with the Paul Winter Consort and his world travels as a soloist, Jim’s enchanting manner and conviction moved folk legend Pete Seeger to call him “Some kind of magician.”

(Last minute reminder promo – short version)
Jim Scott’s lyrical melodies, well-crafted words, guitar mastery and humorous surprises moved Pete Seeger to call him “Some kind of magician.”  Cultivated in his days with the Paul Winter Consort, Jim brings a warmth and authenticity that turns any concert into an intimate gathering.   Don’t miss it.

Short press release
Composer, guitarist and singer Jim Scott was co-composer of the “Missa Gaia/Earth Mass” with the Paul Winter Consort.  He has gone on to use his guitar mastery and clear voice, to encourage all to get involved with the ideals of peace and ecology in his well crafted jazz and world music influenced songs.  Scott has recorded a number of CDs of original music and published a growing line of choral works.