Scott Cossu Pianist Assembly 7th-12th Grades

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Scott Cossu Pianist Assembly
Scott Cossu at Piano

Today Scott is an internationally known, composer, pianist and recording artist. Scott was up front when New Age was just beginning over 33 years ago.  He was one of the first Windham Hill Artists to join with founder Will Ackerman and Alex de Grassi, in their new label out of Palo Alto, California.  Scott signed onto the label the same day as Michael Hedges and they both joined George Winston who was just new to the label himself. In those early days, Scott toured with his label mates as they forged the way for the many artists that would follow in that genre. 

Scott would affectionately call his music Heavy Mental or Cosmic National Geographic.  Even though he was one of the grandfathers of the New Age scene; Billboard Magazine labeled him a “jazz luminary of the future”.

He had positive success from the start. His first recording Still moments, found its way from the small record label Music is Medicine, to delightful reviews in both Keyboard and Downbeat Magazines. Spirals, a very jazzy recording, soon followed. The Seattle Times reviewed Spirals favorably and compared Scott to Keith Jarrett.