About dennyray

Denny Scott helped to develop the music program and steel band in his 22 years as music director at Community School. He is one of the pioneers in offering steel band in middle and high school, a program now endorsed by the MENC: The National Association for Music Education. Dennis played guitar, banjo and mandolin for two years with the Naples Philharmonic under the direction of Erich Kunzel. Before relocating to Florida, Dennis performed with numerous Broadway shows such as West Side Story (with Rita Moreno), Hello Dolly and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. He worked in Las Vegas backing Dolly Parton and Kenny Loggins and was the house guitarist for the show Andy Gibb and Marilyn MaGoo and the Solid Gold Dancers. Denny also worked as Music Director for Trump Plaza directing music shows such as Billy Hayley’s Comets, the Supremes and Lou Rawls. He performed on national tours with Lee Greenwood, Reba McIntyre, Bobby Lewis ,brian Hyland, Bo Diddly and The Drifters and spent two years playing for commercial jingles in Detroit. His most popular music class was the steel drum band,a 20 piece ensemble.He has his own steelpan band and does solo work as well. Dennis was inducted in the Bill Haleys Rock-a-Billy Hall a fame in 2002.

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