Concert Series

The Count & The Duke

added on 15 Aug, 2018 | under Concert Series, just added, The Count & The Duke, WHAT'S ON
The Count & The Duke

It’s time to swing again, as the SNJO celebrate jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Pivotal to the evolution of orchestral jazz, Basie and Ellington created music that defined an era. The SNJO have chosen to feature two of their landmark albums in this concert, The Atomic Mr Basie and Ellington’s Black, Brown & Beige.Read more

The TSYJO: December Concerts

added on 17 Nov, 2018 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to help start your festive season with two afternoon concerts of swinging jazz.  Playing two new venues for the orchestra, we start in Glasgow at The Renfield Centre and then travel to Leith Theatre in Edinburgh for concerts that will feature a fantastic line up of young musiciansRead more

The TSYJO: October Concerts

added on 25 Sep, 2018 | under Concert Series, TSYJO, WHAT'S ON

The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to open their autumn season at the Roxy Theatre, Edinburgh for the first time and then to return to the Drygate, Glasgow for concerts that feature a fantastic line up of young musicians, each showing endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve.Read more

Jazz Re-Imagined

added on 13 May, 2018 | under Concert Series, Jazz Re-Imagined, WHAT'S ON

Coltrane, Shorter, Corea, Parker, Brecker, Scofield and more… Selected tracks from the Songbooks of Jazz Masters arranged and conducted by Florian RossRead more

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 1 Jun, 2018 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf and Carnival of Animals, WHAT'S ON
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival invite you to enjoy new jazz interpretations of two popular classical works: Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf and Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals.Read more

Another 5* Review for SNJO’s Peter & the Wolf / Carnival of the Animals

added on 28 Feb, 2018 | under Blog, Carnival of Animals, just added
Peter & The Wolf + Carnival of Animals

Having cast transformational brilliance over Mozart’s 9th piano concerto, how would the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, directed by saxophonist Tommy Smith and guest pianist Makoto Ozone, handle these two much-loved popular classics? In the event they pulled off a double bill that combined virtuosity and ingenuity with unadulterated theatricality. Read more

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Sponsors: We thank our sponsors Creative Scotland, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Dundee Council for their continued support as well as the management teams at our regular venues, The Queen's Hall: Edinburgh, The Music Hall: Aberdeen, Eden Court: Inverness and Caird Hall: Dundee.

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