Rhoda Scott is a world class singer and Hammond B3 organist. Originally from New Jersey she played the organ in her dad’s church. She then graduated to the the NY jazz scene playing at Count Basie’s lounge in Harlem. From there she continued her studies in Paris and eventually settled there in 1968. She still tours all over Europe and makes it back to the US. She has over 50 albums to her name. Her latest album was recorded with the Bay Area’s Kim Nalley at the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society in Half Moon Bay.
You can find out more about her in an interview by Marc Myers on his JazzWax site at http://www.jazzwax.com/2011/10/interview-rhoda-scott.html .