Scott Petito is an award winning composer, producer and engineer. He is a gifted bassist and multi-instrumentalist who has performed on hundreds of recordings in many musical styles.
Scott has become particularly well known for his work in the folk and jazz genres, working with such musicians as; James Taylor, Pete Seeger, The Band, Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Michael Franks, John Scofield, Dave Brubeck and many more.
Scott studied composition and arranging at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has scored films for the BBC, Robert Redford and PBS. His productions have charted in Billboard Magazine and have received gold record honors. Scott is a member of the seminal political/poetic rock group The Fugs and is currently the bassist and producer for The Blues Project. For many years he toured and recorded with partner, Leslie Ritter.
Scott’s ambient solo bass record, “Sbass Music” debuted at the top of the NAV Charts.
"...Petito's been quietly amassing an awesome body of fine work, practically creating his own sub-genre of intelligent adult music..." - The Woodstock Times