Fishman Artists

Mike Scott

Fishman Artist // Mike Scott

Born and raised in Washington D.C., Mike Scott started playing guitar in local clubs by the tender age of 13. After graduating from the famed Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts, he immediately began a fruitful career on tours with artists such as Juicy and Peaches & Herb. Mike emerged as an internationally renowned player and has been a session guitarist for Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis as well as Timbaland, where he cosigned on albums from Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, New Edition, Mary J Blige, Lionel Richie, Kerie Hilson and countless others.

Mike Scott became the guitarist for Minneapolis music legend Prince and worked alongside him for 9 years. He’s also toured on Justin Timberlake’s "Future Sex Love Sounds" and Timbaland’s "Shock Value II."

He’s performed shows with Rihanna, Leona Lewis, Maroon 5, Jermaine Jackson and Alicia Keys just to name a few, and has had numerous appearances on the small screen like in the Diddy/MTV/Mark Burnett Production, "Starmaker."