Oliver Scott is truly one of Gospel music's best kept secrets. His musical talent was nurtured in the small Pentecostal church he grew up in (Davis Chapel COGIC). Upon leaving home Oliver and his brothers formed a band (Bloodline) and moved to Los Angeles. After numerous night club gigs and two years of music study, Oliver began a Three and one-half year stint with The Gap Band (May '79 through February '83). There his gifts led to his responsibilities increasing from sideman in the horn section to keyboardist, vocalist and songwriter for th group. His most popular composition is the classic Gap Band anthem 'Yearning For Your Love'. He not only earned opportunities to contribute to significant recording projects by several other popular R&B artists, as a songwriter and producer, (e.g. 'Billy Paul' /Total Experience, 'Yarbrough a & Peoples' / Total Experience) but was also privileged to have the performance of his song 'Where Are We Going' nominated for a GRAMMY AWARD in 1984 in the category 'Best R&B Instrumental Performance'. In July of 1983 Oliver accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. His response to God's faithfulness began by opening his heart to study of the Word. Oliver was called into full time ministry in 1986 and now serves as Associate Pastor at JOY Tabernacle.
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