Scott Mayo
Scott Mayo

Scott Mayo brings 360 degrees of music industry expertise to his work. With more than 30 years of experience, his skill set ranges from musical direction and contracting to Grammy-nominated writing and performances.

No stranger to television, Mayo is as an arranger and multi-instrumentalist in the Dancing with the Stars house band, writing for and playing saxophones, flutes, and clarinets. He has also performed on The Voice, Primetime Emmy Awards, The Tonight Show, American Idol, and The Singing Bee. His playing can be heard on the soundtracks for animated films such as The Good Dinosaur, Epic, and Happy Feet Two. Mayo is currently musical director and writing partner for Brazilian jazz legend, Sergio Mendes, co-writing numerous tracks from his recent Grammy-nominated album, MAGIC, and arranging music for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra played during Mendes' 2016 summer concert series. Among R&B audiences, Mayo is perhaps best known for his work with, Earth Wind & Fire. Mayo toured with the group for more than six years playing saxophone and flute. He is particularly lauded for his stirring on-stage saxophone solo during the beloved hit, "Reasons" featured on the Earth, Wind & Fire: Plugged In & Live album.

In addition to the previously mentioned artists, Mayo has worked with many of music's most acclaimed performers including: Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Dr. Dre, Stevie Wonder, Damian Marley, Pitbull, Neil Young, Ne—Yo, Juanes, the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson, Sting, Blake Shelton, Mariah Carey, CeeLo Green, Andy Grammer, Herb Alpert, Usher, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Chaka Khan, Michael Bolton, Shakira, Luther Vandross, and Bonnie Raitt.

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