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Artist John T. Scott Profile (2017)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-06

Duration: 00:06:21

Subjects: Scott, John Tarrell, 1940-2007 | Arts | ARTISTS | Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 | Xavier University of Louisiana


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Scott, John T. Interviewee


This segment from the January 6, 2017, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features a profile of the late New Orleans artist John T. Scott. He discusses: his family’s influence on his love of art; his jazz and blues consciousness; his woodcuts of jazz great Louis Armstrong; his mentors; what he learned at Xavier University; and working in different mediums. This segment includes footage of Scott working in his studio. Host: James Fox-Smith