J Scott Franklin is a native of Cleveland. He has been said to “lasso moments in time.” His first love is poetry, and his songs are woven together by unique and beautifully crafted phrases. He is the 2013 winner of the Frank Brown International Songwriter’s Festival Contest, and has touched audiences throughout the US and Europe. Born in Virginia, he moved to Ohio and attended Bowling Green State University on a trumpet scholarship. Scott dazzles crowds with his energy and love for the audience.