born on 27/10/1964
William "Scotty" Barnhart (born 1964) is an American jazz trumpeter. A two-time Grammy winner, he has played since 1993 as a featured soloist with Count Basie Orchestra. He has multiple recordings with pianist Marcus Roberts, as well as recordings with Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Ray Charles, and Tito Puente. A solo CD, released with Unity Music, is titled Say It Plain and features Clark Terry, Ellis and Wynton Marsalis, Marcus Roberts, Jamie Davis and Etienne Charles; it achieved number 3 in the Jazz Charts. Also active as an educator and clinician, he is author of The World of Jazz Trumpet - A Comprehensive History and Practical Philosophy (published by Hal Leonard). He is a professor in the College of Music at Florida State University.
- Atlanta Native Scotty Barnhart Named Conductor of Count Basie Orchestra, 2013-09-21. URL accessed on 2013-12-14.
- Scotty Barnhart. All About Jazz.
- Official website
- Yanow, Scott (2001). The Trumpet Kings: The Players who Shaped the Sound of Jazz Trumpet.