The Scott Routenberg Trio
Dr. Scott Routenberg enjoys a versatile and prolific career as an award-winning composer, arranger, jazz pianist and orchestrator. In 2004, Scott was the first jazz songwriter to win the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest Maxell Song of the Year for his electro-acoustic big band composition Bandwidth (EMI Records) from the album Jazztronicus. Other awards and honors include The ASCAP Foundation/Symphonic Jazz Orchestra Commissioning Prize (2016), the ASCAP David Rose Scholarship, the Henry Mancini Institute in Los Angeles, the ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer Award, and the Downbeat Student Award for Best Extended Length Composition. Since 2011, Routenberg has received multiple commissions as an arranger for the Grammy Winning Metropole Orkest under Vince Mendoza, and has had orchestral premieres by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, among many others.