With over 20 years of professional trumpet playing under his belt, Scott Frock has become a staple in the New Orleans and U.S. music scenes, specializing in all types of music from Jazz to Rock, Country, Funk, Blues, R&B, Hip Hop and more. He has played with internationally touring acts Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Valerie June, The O’Jays, The Temptations, and Gladys Knight, as well as with unique musical projects such as Jazz Poets Society, Marc Broussard, Adrian Duke, and Samson Trinh’s Upper East Side Big Band.
Scott has appeared on The 59th Annual Grammy Awards, Saturday Night Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Conan, Jools Holland and more. Check out video clips from several performances on Scott’s video page.
Scott has played trumpet at major festivals and iconic venues across the world, such as New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Farm Aid, Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion, Newport Folk Festival, Monterey Pop Festival, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Japan’s Fuji Rock Festival, Austin City Limits, Grand Ole Opry, Belgium’s Rock Werchter Festival, Mexico’s Corona Capital Festival, Americana Fest, the Ryman Auditorium, Johannesburg’s Joy of Jazz Festival and numerous others.
(Photo above by Brian Bruner for Farm Aid)
Currently, Scott can be heard playing with a variety of musical acts to include:
Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra
King James & the Special Men
Other performances and recordings include:
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Tearing at the Seams
Delfeayo Marsalis’ Uptown Jazz Orchestra, including albums Make America Great Again and Jazz Party: lead trumpet
PJ Morton’s Gospel According to PJ: trumpet
Jake Shears debut album Jake Shears
King James and the Special Men, Act Like You Know
Gladys Knight: lead trumpet
The Temptations: lead trumpet and soloist, second trumpet
The Coasters/Drifters/Platters Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tour: lead trumpet
The O’Jays: lead trumpet, second trumpet
GWAR: wrote/recorded horn section arrangements for We Kill Everything
Marion James for Eller Soul Records: wrote/recorded trumpet for Northside Soul
Cha Wa on album Nation Beat Carnival Caravan: trumpet
Fermin Muguruza Nola? recording and DVD: lead trumpet
Marc Broussard SOS: Save Our Soul II: trumpet
Davis Rogan: trumpet and wrote/recorded horn lines for The Once and Future DJ
Gravy Flavored Kisses: trumpet and wrote/recorded horn lines for Matches & American Planes
Hacienda Brass Band
One Love Brass Band: Too Big to Fail: trumpet
Kathryn Rose Wood, In the Ashes: trumpet
Crescent City Soul
The Boogie Men
Reluctance Brass Band
Lon Bronson’s Rat Pack Tribute, Las Vegas: lead trumpet
All That Band: trumpet and recorded for The Family Album: Live at the Mermaid Lounge
Jazz Poets Society: trumpet and wrote/recorded for Poets Lounge and Poets Lounge: The Show
Samson Trinh’s Upper East Side Big Band: lead trumpet, second trumpet, soloist; The Christmas Project: trumpet
NO BS! Brass Band: lead trumpet and soloist
Oregon Hill Funk Allstars
RVA Big Band: lead trumpet, second trumpet, soloist
Vieux Carre Band
Simply Irresistible, Atlanta
Moossa: trumpet and wrote/recorded horn lines for Bright Lights Faded Signs , Route 17, and Right Way Round
Oregon Hill Funk Allstars: composer, arranger, trumpet
The Richmond Pops Band
Big Ray & the Kool Kats
Johnny Hott’s Piedmont Souprize
The Big Payback: a Tribute to James Brown
Stump Hole Water
Jim Fabricatore’s Arcosphere: recorded on Sun of Man
…and many more.
10 thoughts on “Bio”
Saw you last night in Boston with Sturgill, you killed it! So crisp and warm at the same time, you really got the crowd fired up!
Thanks man, sorry I haven’t replied sooner! What a great time we have playing together, I think that energy is obvious.
I wasn’t expecting such a fabulous horn section at the Sturgill Simpson show this evening, good lord you guys killed it. Thank you
Thanks for supporting us, it’s been a wild ride…. It’s getting more fun by the day!
Greater SNL show. Had to look you up.
Thanks for the effort, it’s an honor to play for you!
Great to meet you last night with Matt. Such a great show.
Sorry for not responding sooner…. Thanks for hanging!
Spent so many nights listening live to Al Hirt when he was at his best. Not since than have I heard anyone close to you…….you, too have put the highest mark on the post……..congratulations. I have to see you live…….
Ed, my name doesn’t belong in the same sentence. Thanks for listening, I’m stunned, all of the time, that this is all happening. There’s so much luck involved….