James Sylvester Scott (February 12, 1885 – August 30, 1938) was an American ragtime composer and pianist, regarded as one of the three most important composers of classic ragtime, along with Scott Joplin and Joseph Lamb.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 12th, 1885 (Neosho), Died Kansas City
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-07174||10-in.||2/19/1937||Memories of a shack on the hill||Claude Boone ; James Scott||Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars||vocalist|
|Victor||BS-07175||10-in.||2/19/1937||Carolina Trail||Claude Boone ; James Scott||Male vocal duet, with 2 guitars||vocalist|
|Columbia||W140991||10-in.||9/23/1925||Climax rag||Imperial Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||9365||10-in.||2/6/1924||Ragtime oriole||John F. Burckhardt ; Fred Van Eps||Banjo solo, with piano||composer|
|Edison||9366||10-in.||2/6/1924||Grace and beauty||John F. Burckhardt ; Fred Van Eps||Banjo solo, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scott, James," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116326.
Scott, James. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116326.
"Scott, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.
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