The World Famous Elton John Tribute
Starring Jeff Scott
Reginald Dwight, aka Elton John, has been a major force on the entertainment scene for nearly 5 decades. Beginning with his 1970 hit “Your Song”, Sir Elton John, knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1998, has sold more than 300 million records. According to U.S. and U.K. record charts, his song “Candle In The Wind”, written about Marilyn Monroe, then re-written in memory of Princess Diana, is the best selling single of all time. During his lengthy career, he has had more than 50 Top 40 hits. In addition to being a huge pop star, he has also found success in musical theatre, most notably with his original score for “The Lion King”.
Toronto-based Jeff Scott has been performing the star’s music for 20 years. He may be the best Elton John tribute artist on the planet. His “Rocket Man” show features colorful costumes, skilled piano playing, and those distinctive Elton John vocals. And by channeling the star’s flamboyant look, style, and mannerisms, he makes audiences feel they are in the presence of “musical royalty”. Many say it’s like seeing Elton John in his prime. And out of all the tribute artists lusting after the role, it was Jeff who was chosen to perform as Elton John at the premiere of the “Rocket Man” movie, at the Toronto International Film Festival. A star indeed!
The Rocket Man repertoire features dozens of Elton John hits. Songs we all know and love. Jeff has toured across Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, in theatres, supper clubs, and casinos, fairs and cruises. He has also been featured on numerous radio and television shows. The response has always been both loud and positive.
Jeff began playing piano at age 7 and studied at The Royal Conservatory of Music for 11 years. He began playing professionally in the 1980s in nightclubs and piano bars while working on his BA at York University. Besides being a top entertainer, he is a busy songwriter, musical arranger, and recording engineer.