biography

Scott B. Strecker’s career spans several decades and–in addition to his various his performances all over the United States–has lead him to such places as Mexico, Guam, Canada, France, Portugal, Spain, St. Kitts, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.

While serving in the United States Air Force, Scott performed as lead trumpet and featured soloist in various groups that performed for such events as the Dedication of Mount Rushmore, the Reagan Library Dedication, and former president Richard Nixon’s funeral.  During this time, he was also part of six different recordings, one of which also featured Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval.

Since leaving the Air Force, Scott has been a successful freelance musician and has worked as a sideline musician of various movies including In the Line of Fire, starring Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, and Rene Russo; Entertaining Angels:  The Dorothy Day Story, starring Moira Kelly and Heather Graham; That Thing You Do, written/directed/starring Tom Hanks; Player 5150, starring Ethan Embry and Kathleen Robertson; Walt Disney’s Fantasia 2000, starring Steve Martin, James Earl Jones, and Angela Landsbury; and more.  He has also appeared on television on Ally McBeal.

Scott has performed with acts such as Steve Allen, The Andrews Sisters, Billie Joe Armstrong, Max Carl & Big Dance, Rosemary Clooney, Tre Cool, Connie Francis, The Ink Spots, Jack Jones, Barry Manilow, Joe Mantegna, Peter Marshall, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Keely Smith, The Temptations, Toni Tennille, Fred Travalina, Mary Wilson, Nancy Wilson, and many more.  He has also recorded with the likes of Illeana Douglas, Perry Farrell, Deborah Harry, Isaac Hayes, Jane Kaczmarek, Lisa Loeb, Gary Oldman, Lou Rawls, George Wendt, and Bradley Whitford, to name a few.

Scott has performed for Presidents George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, Prince Andrew (the Duke of York), astronauts John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin, and luminaries like Tom Arnold, Barbara Eden, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope, Jack Lemmon, Jimmy Stewart, Sally Struthers, and Robert Wagner.

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