Concert Series

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

The Count & The Duke

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

It’s time to swing again, as the SNJO celebrates jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington.Read more

Peter & The Wolf / Carnival of Animals

added on 1 June, 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 February, 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

5* Review for magical Peter & the Wolf / Carnival of the Animals

added on 25 February, 2018 | under Blog, Carnival of Animals, just added

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra were once again tonight pushing the boundaries of what many people would expect a Jazz Orchestra to be playing, as two classical works were given new interpretations: “Peter and The Wolf” by SNJO founder/director Tommy Smith, and “Carnival of the Animals” by internationally credited musician and composer Makoto Ozone.Read more

An afternoon jazz concert for children Peter & The Wolf – 14 July

added on 1 June, 2018 | under Concert Series, Peter & The Wolf, WHAT'S ON
Peter and Grandfather

The Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival are delighted to invite you to enjoy this wonderful new interpretation by the SNJO of one of the most universally popular children’s classics Peter & the Wolf.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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