Ott, Horace (b. 1953)

A South Carolina native, Ott is a pianist, arranger, and conductor who resides in the New York-New Jersey vicinity; he has arranged and recorded with King Curtis, Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone, Dakota Staton, Joe Williams, Etta Jones, Houston Person, Bob Thiele and many rhythm and blues artists; did the musical arrangement for the film, Can’t Stop the Music (1980), and composed the musical score for Gordon’s War(1973).

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